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The Year of Dog is barking at the door

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

by Xinhua writer Cao Bin
BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Every dog has its day, and now dogs in China have their year.
The dog comes 11th in the 12-animal Chinese zodiac, following the rooster and preceding the pig. This year of dog commences on Friday.
People born in the Year of Dog are said to be loyal, honest, courageous, industrious and intelligent. But curiously enough, the dog also appears in most Chinese curses describing snobbery, ungratefulness, filth, degradation and promiscuity.< ...