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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! - Part 4: Man of a Thousand Toungues Summary & Analysis

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Part 4: Man of a Thousand Toungues Summary and Analysis

This very short chapter (less than a page long) recounts one humorous anecdote. Since Feynman now speaks Portuguese and is feeling multilingual, a colleague of his has a Mrs. Smith (who is Caucasian but speaks Chinese) greet him in Chinese. When she does, he responds in "fake Chinese" (similar to the "fake Italian" discussed in Part 1). The woman is flustered because she believes Feynman is speaking to her in Cantonese, but she speaks only Mandarin.

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