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So... what the heck was petunse / pih-tun-tsze / pai-tun-tsze / petuntse / patootie?

Have you ever noticed that the Chinese are very frugal with words? For example, in England, we have towns like: Clacton on Sea, Southend on Sea. Not so the Chinese, they just have the nameless: on Sea:...
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So... what the heck was petunse / pih-tun-tsze / pai-tun-tsze / petuntse / patootie?

in the book “天工開物” by 宋應星, published in 明 dynasty; volume 卷中, chapter 陶埏第七 白瓷、附靑瓷 mentioned: 白土・白堊土 . . . 皆饒郡浮梁景德鎭之產也・此鎭從古及今為燒器地・然不產白土・土出婺源・祁門・兩山一名高梁山・出粳米土・其性堅硬・一名開化山・出糯米土・其性粢軟・兩土和合・瓷器方成 most ...
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