Toufu and Chinese Chive
Toufu and Toufu Building
Toufu (or tofu in Japanese, or Doufu in Mandarin)is bean curd, made by coagulating soy milk, and then pressing the resulting curd into block. Tofu is very soft and delicious to eat.
There is a proverb, "buy a block of Toufu and dash yourself on it." One person may complains he is very angry, and want to die. The other person may answer, do you want to suicide? you can buy a block of Tofu, and hit your head, or dash yourself on it.
Tofu building is Toufu dregs-style construction, which is soft and shoddy, very apt to collapse. During Sichuan earthquake, in some cities, all other buildings stand except for the school, resulted in hundreds and thousand pupils death. Most of the buildings are steal and concrete frame, but astonishingly, there are no steel in the concrete block in school buildings.
Tofu is so white and softlit, and delicious to eat. Eating tofu has, besides its literally meaning, another meaning: (men) take advantage of women or find sexual satistaction in touching women apart from one's wife. E.g., Hey, you fellows. Don't try to take advantage of her.
How to make tofu
Chinese Chive can "warm kidney and enhance yang"
In tradition Chinese medicine, Chinese chive seed is regarded to have the capacity of warming kidney and enhancing yang.
There is a joke: a family feast is going on, the guests are talking every topic, includes food's medicinal effects, such as Chinese chives can be used to enhance yang and warm kidney, which is essential for man sex drive.
While the guest talking, the hostess slipped out of the house to the garden, she plucked out all other vegetables, planted the Chinese chive instead.
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