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American Chinese;

thin folded cookies containing a prediction, served in Chinese restaurants in the USA. Introduced by Los Angeles noodle maker, David Jung, in 1916, apparently derived from the way in which rebels in China traditionally exchanged messages concealed in buns.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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