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    Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Mr. pink is a very popular coach of front-end web developing with thousands of fans online. He calls himself 'pink laoshi' in Chinese which literally means 'pink teacher'. We don't know what his real name is. His teaching is logical, and easy. His slight humor spices up his tutorial. He speaks a little bit quickly, but it is perfectly up to my alley as I am a person with a short temper. His voice is often charged with passion.

    Mr. pink frequently demostrates examples with pink as his priority, and he ofen can't help wowing 'Pink is the most beautiful color in the world!' something like that all through his video tutorial. He was shy of claiming he loves pink because he was worried that people would think he were too feminine as in China pink is usually considered as a color for little or young girls, though he clarifies himself is a manly man. But he've decided to publicly reveal pink is his favorite.

    The English 'pink' is homophonic with the Chinese 'pinke' short for 'pinsi kefu' which refers to 'overcome difficulties by all means', and is the slogan of his to inspire his students.

    He is so smart to successfully personalize himself with the color of pink that he makes himself shining impressively as a very bright star among many coaches online. I've been conditioned. Whenever I see or hear pink, I smile -- Ah, 'pink laoshi' as many other students of his do as well.
    Last edited by tree123; 01-Jul-2020 at 19:10.
    Please correct my writing if there's any grammatical solecism.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Quote Originally Posted by tree123 View Post
    Mr. pink is a very popular coach of front-end web developing with thousands of fans online. He calls himself 'pink laoshi' in Chinese which literally means 'pink teacher'. We don't know what his real name is. His teaching is logical, and easy. His slight humor spices up his tutorial. He speaks a little bit quickly, but it is perfectly up my alley as I am a person with a short temper. His voice is often charged with passion.

    Mr. pink frequently demonstrates examples with pink as his priority, and he ofen can't help saying 'Pink is the most beautiful color in the world!' something like that all through his video tutorial. He was shy about claiming he loves pink because he was worried that people would think he was too feminine as in China pink is usually considered as a color for little or young girls, though he declares himself is a manly man. But he's decided to publicly reveal pink is his favorite.

    The English 'pink' is homophonic with the Chinese 'pinke' short for 'pinsi kefu' which refers to 'overcome difficulties by all means', and is his slogan to inspire his students.

    He is so smart to successfully personalize himself with the color of pink that he shines impressively as a very bright star among many coaches online. I've been conditioned. Whenever I see or hear pink, I smile -- Ah, 'pink laoshi' as many other students of his do as well.
    See my corrections in red. By the way, pink is considered more appropriate for women than men by many people around the world, not only in China. But I have a big and very strong son-in-law who used to dress in pink and ride the subway in hopes that some homophobic person would start a fight. He was rather like the recreational brawlers who can be found in Glasgow pubs.
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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Mr Pink is a very popular coach of a front-end web developing (Not complete. Is it a company?) with thousands of fans online. He calls himself 'Pink Laoshi' in Chinese, which literally means 'Pink Teacher'. We don't know what his real name is. His teaching is logical and easy to follow. His slight humor spices up his tutorial. He speaks a little bit quickly, but it is perfectly right up to my alley as I am a person with a short temper (how is this related to him speaking fast) . His voice is often charged with passion.

    Mr. pink frequently demonstrates examples with pink as his priority, and he ofen can't help wowing 'Pink is the most beautiful color in the world!'
    Mr Pink is very passionate about his favourite colour, pink, and keeps extolling its beauty and raving about it in his video tutorials.

    (to be continued)
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    He was shy of claiming about admitting he loves pink because he was worried that people would think he were was too feminine (effeminate), as In China, pink is usually considered as a color for little or young girls, though he clarifies himself is a manly man asserts that he is an absolute man. But he've has declared decided to publicly reveal that pink is his favorite.

    The English 'pink'
    Pink is homophonic with the Chinese 'pinke' in Chinese, short for 'pinsi kefu' which refers means to 'overcome difficulties by all means', and is the his slogan of his to inspire his students.

    He is so smart adept in being able to successfully personalize himself with the color of pink that he makes himself shining outshine impressively as a very bright star among many other coaches online. I've been conditioned that, whenever I see or hear pink (you can't hear colours), I smile and tell myself, "Ah... Pink Laoshi", as many other students of his would do as well.
    Last edited by tedmc; 02-Jul-2020 at 10:45.
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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    a front-end web developing (Not complete. Is it a company?)
    1. I refer to 'coding for a website' which largely covers two parts. One is front-end, and the other is back-end. Front End is coding the structure, style, and behavior of a website. Back End largely deals with server.

    It's not a company, but a branch of IT technology.

    2. I mean I see the color of pink or hear someone says the word of 'pink'. In another tutorial, another coach said to the students 'we all like pink, right'? His voice was swelling with laughter, and bullet comments were instantly responding with 'Pink Laoshi'.

    So should I say "see the color of pink, or hear the word of 'pink'?


    3. He asserts that he is an absolute man.
    We all know he is a man, but some people just don't quite understand why a man would like the color of pink which is traditionally for girls or women, and some people might speculate his sex orientation of being a gay.

    (I personally really don't mind if a man likes pink or wears in pink, and I don't get surprised either. This idea of mine has nothing to do with political correctness. I don't attach genders to colors that much.)

    4. If a person speaks very slowly I will soon lose my patience inside. This is why I say I am a person with a short-temper.

    5. Would either of you please explain why both of you've corrected my wording of 'the slogan of his' as 'his slogan'?

    I think both expressions are correct.

    I feel clicking 'thank' and 'like' are not enough to express my appreciation as both of you were spending your precious time on proofreading my writing word by word so CAREFULLY. Thank you so much!
    Please correct my writing if there's any grammatical solecism.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    1. I refer to 'coding for a website' which largely covers two parts. One is front-end, and the other is back-end. Front End is coding the structure, style, and behavior of a website. Back End largely deals with server.

    It's not a company, but a branch of IT technology. Mr Pink cannot be a coach of a branch of IT technology.

    2. I mean I see the color of pink or hear someone says the word of 'pink'. In another tutorial, another coach said to the students 'we all like pink, right'? His voice was swelling with laughter, and bullet comments were instantly responding with 'Pink Laoshi'.

    So should I say "see the color of pink, or hear the word of 'pink'? You can say "I see the colour pink or hear about it".



    We all know he is a man, but some people just don't quite understand why a man would like the color of pink which is traditionally for girls or women, and some people might speculate his sex orientation of being a that he is gay.

    (I personally really don't mind if a man likes pink or wears in pink, and I don't get surprised either. This idea of mine has nothing to do with political correctness. I don't attach associate genders to with colors that much.)

    4. If a person speaks very slowly I will soon lose my patience inside. This is why I say I am a person with a short-temper. Being impatient and short-tempered are not necessarily related.

    5. Would either of you please explain why both of you've corrected my wording of 'the slogan of his' as 'his slogan'. "the slogan of his to inspire his student" sounds too wordy.

    I think both expressions are correct.

    I feel clicking 'thank' and 'like' are not enough to express my appreciation as both of you were spending your precious time on proofreading my writing word by word so CAREFULLY. Thank you so much! You are welcome. It is my hobby and I am learning in the process.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Can I say: Mr Pink is a coach who teaches Front End of Web Developing?

    Does this make sense this time?




    by the way, his handler is 'pink laoshi'. He doesn't capitalize 'pink', and 'laoshi' are Chinese characters. I use Pinyin because I vaguely remember this section requires English only. Should I still capitalize 'pink' when I refer to his username?
    Please correct my writing if there's any grammatical solecism.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Quote Originally Posted by tree123 View Post
    Can I say: Mr Pink is a coach who teaches Front End of Web Developing?

    Does this make sense this time?
    Yes, one can be a coach of a subject, if that is considered a subject



    by the way, his handler is 'pink laoshi'. He doesn't capitalize 'pink', and 'laoshi' are Chinese characters. I use Pinyin because I vaguely remember this section requires English only. Should I still capitalize 'pink' when I refer to his username?

    I see. So that is his actual username. It is okay then.
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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    ...this section requires English only.


    Perhaps you can say:
    ...this forum is for English only
    ...this forum allows the use of English only.
    ...this forum does not allow the use of other languages.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Everyone Loves Mr. pink

    Slightly off-topic: Repeating outdated views such as "pink is for girls", or that a man liking pink suggests he might be gay, simply reinforces such ludicrous discriminatory views. Please refrain from continuing to spread such old-fashioned opinions. The fact that lots of people around the world still hold those opinions doesn't legitimise them or make them justifiable.
    You could say, for example, "Historically, pink was associated with girls/women but ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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