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Byline: Edward Makobore
There is a common joke that the orientals, in an effort to catch up with the rest of the developed world had to hasten their speech and in the process chopped many previously long words. The longest Chinese word is four letters long. Whether this was simply a joke or not, it makes sense. The idea was to spend less time talking and more time working. They not only shortened their words but also quickened their pace of doing things.
The Chinese undoubtedly operate faster than most other people in the world in the way they move and get tasks done.
The pace at which the Chinese operate clearly reflects their urgency to be counted among …