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When words get in the way of communication

Published on Aug 3, 2014 1:49 PM

"Can you help me ta bao a cheng tng from the food court?" I asked my husband M, who was heading to Nex mall to run errands.

"A what?" the Canadian asked.

"The Chinese dessert", I said. "The one Gong Gong cooks sometimes."

I get a blank look.

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