Chinese name: 莫晔
What Chinese students call me: 老莫 (lao mo/old mo)
Favorite writer: 莫言 (Mo Yan)
Most admired human being: Veronica Gerald, Maria Bachman (tie)
Most disgusting human beings: those without celiac disease who check the ingredient list for GLUTEN.
Favorite cereal: Cheerios
Most disgusting cereal: Cheerios, which boasts a big-lettered “GLUTEN FREE” badge on the box.
Favorite university: CCU (although I wish it offered MANDARIN).
Least favorite sport: CCU football since it draws attention away from the need to build stronger academic programs and covers up the crisis resulting from the administration’s inexplicable hostility towards the teaching of all non-European foreign languages like MANDARIN and Japanese and Russian and Turkic and Farsi and Arabic.
Most proficient language besides English and Old English: Latin, which CCU does not offer. Greek neither.
Least favorite mascot logo: bully thug bird CHANTICLEER, who was far more relaxed and friendly before football came along. Weren’t we all?
Favorite musician: Willie Johnson, Willie McTell, Mississippi John Hurt (tie)
Favorite musical instrument: Republic Resolian style 810, Larrivee OM-03 (tie)
Favorite human being of all time: Alfred the Great (849-899), 93-year-old mother (tie)
Animal of choice to come back as reincarnated: dragonfly (they draw flame)
Mythical animal of choice: dragon/龙 (Chinese style)