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The CNCC | by Trey Ratcliff
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Here is the convention center in Beijing at Dusk. They call it the CNCC. I don't know what that stands for, but I can guess what two of the C's mean.


This is a strange thing I have noticed about Beijing. Many people speak in abbreviations. I had many people tell me of the CNCC like it was something I knew perfectly well. I would just end up nodding because when I would ask for what it stood for, they were confused.


"You should go to the CNCC!" they say.


"What's that?" I ask.


"Oh, you know! It's the CNCC!" they respond.


- Trey Ratcliff


Read the rest and see a video of a fairly typical situation in a Chinese cab here at the Stuck in Customs blog.

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Taken on September 19, 2011