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Rearview: More misconceptions between East and West

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                                The hala, or pan­danus, tree has a fruit that some have confused with pineapple.

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    The hala, or pan­danus, tree has a fruit that some have confused with pineapple.

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                                Fran Bellinger was encouraged to go to Houlihan’s restaurant in Sausalito, Calif. She thought they had said “Hula Hands.”

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    Fran Bellinger was encouraged to go to Houlihan’s restaurant in Sausalito, Calif. She thought they had said “Hula Hands.”

A few weeks ago I wrote about how East doesn’t always meet West, and readers wrote to share more examples of such misconceptions from their personal experiences. Here are some. Read more

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