曾焯文：caak6lou2 si3 saa1bou1賊佬試砂煲（burglar’s earthen pot = to fly one’s kite)：不懷好意，試探虛實。(Pls scroll down for English summary)
In the old days in Hong Kong and China, houses often had holes. Burglars would feel out whether there were people in a house by extending an earthen pot into the house through its hole. If the pot remained intact, it meant there was no one in the house and it was alright to break in and steal things. If the pot was broken, then the burglars would, of course, retreat. So burglar’s earthen pot means a trick to test out the actual situation of the opposing side.
Hong Kong Cantonese is the soul of the Hong Kong community. Without Hong Kong Cantonese, Hongkongers will become zombies and slaves for good, just like natives in Canton (Guangdong) now. In order to cleanse the Hong Kong ethnic group and destroy their culture, the crucial step is to remove Cantonese from schools. Now 70 percent of local primary schools and 25 percent of local secondary schools are teaching the Chinese subject in Putonghua as a result of the Education Bureau’s financial “seduction.” The next step is to ban Cantonese from local universities. The Hong Kong Baptist University’s recent suspension of two students who protested a Putonghua exam as a pre-requisite for graduation is the burglar’s earthen pot. Should Hongkongers swallow this, the hegemony of Putonghua at university will be firmly established. The next step will be the adoption of Putonghua as the mandatory language for all official occasions and situations, like the court, Legislative Council, Executive Council, government departments, mass media, etc. And priority will be given to applicants whose mother tongue is Putonghua for all government and private recruitments.
So it is crucial that the two suspended BU students are rehabilitated. “It is a fight for love and glory, a case of do or die.”
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