Quiz_1 (Think Old)
Quiz 2 (Names and People)
Quiz 1: (Answers: 1 k; 2 g; 3 h; 4 j; 5 o; 6 p; 7 a; 8 s; 9 l; 10 f; 11 i; 12 n; 13 b (the meaning ‘an elderly woman’ would be standard rather than informal); 14 c; 15 e; 16 q; 17 d; 18 m; 19 r; 20 u; 21 t)
Quiz 2: (Answers: A2, B11, C7, D23, E15, F18, G9, H12, I1. J25, K3, L4, M22, N5, O14, P10, Q6, R24, S8, T16, U13, V17, W19, X20, Y 21, Z26)
After writing about some curious words that I first met in Wah Yan, I thought of another one, “joss stick.” I cannot be sure that I first met it in school. Continue ……
《Some Curious Words that I First Met in Wah Yan》
The list: Canton, canteen, catechism, chop, pupil, sampan, ketchup, wallah-wallah, tiffin, mugwump, Timbuktu
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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Fr. Albert Chan, S.J. who died in Los Gatos, California in 2005. He entered Wah Yan College Hong Kong about 1932; before that he was in the Sacred Heart College in Canton. In July 1934 he became the first novice of the Society of Jesus in Hong Kong.* He was ordained in 1947. Both before and after his ordination, Fr. Chan taught at the Wah Yan College, in both the Hong Kong (1942-45, 54-58) and Kowloon campuses (61-62 Upper Six). Continue reading
Sudbury was voted the happiest city in Canada among over 30. My friend worked in Laurentian University before his retirement. According to him, the city earned that enviable reputation because it has many lakes, including Lake Heron, and water sports are aplenty! Killarney near by is becoming a tourist attraction.
This is a delightful description of a Hong Kong we knew so well in the 1950’s by Anthony Yu (1938-2015) of WYHK a.m. School.
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“Kim and David, Ladies and Gentlemen,
I’ve been looking for a phrase that sums up adequately my state of mind today. I found it in a book by C. S. Lewis, quoting Wordsworth, called “Surprised by Joy”. The phrase by itself just about sums things up for me. I would like to share with you the reasons why.
David has so far given his parents, May and I, a fair measure of surprises.
— a classified collection of links to articles about WYK on the WYKAAO (Wah Yan Kowloon Alumni Association of Ontario) website,
Compiled by Yu Fong-ying (61)
—–泱泱我校華仁風 (Those Wah Yan Days and Ways, Generous and Broad)—–