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Cleaning with “Chinese Characteristics”- China Photo

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 21, 2011


I saw this ‘Chinese cleaning lady’ going about her assigned tasks in a most admirable way. The only thing that I failed to understand was that if she was well equipped, and the little waste bucket and broom prove that she was, then why did she decide it was a nobler task to sweep all of that garbage into the corner by the wall instead of removing it.
NO kidding. I watched as this lady re-arranged the dust and debris and then without cleaning any of it stumbled off to her next equally useless task.

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