Jane B (knally) wrote,
Jane B
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Year of the Rat

In the Chinese astrological calendar, 2008 is the Year of the Rat - to be strictly accurate, the 7th February to 25th January next year - something that I noted in passing at the Chinese New Year, since I was also born in a Year of the Rat.

Rats tend to get a bad press, but this story really shows them in a new light: Mankind's New Best Friend? The last line is particularly revealing!
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