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    Comic strip from "New Yorker"

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    We know porcelain and china are very delicate and fragile materials, but I still do not get this joke.

    I don't understand this situation. His hands are tiny and porcelain. What does he imply?
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    Re: Comic strip from "New Yorker"

    The joke is that anyone who has fragile hands should not be particpating in martial arts. It's a very subtle joke.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Comic strip from "New Yorker"

    maybe it is posr-post-post modern art . you are not supposed to get it

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