Mandarin Oranges, the Gold in Chinese New Year

During Chinese New Year, you get to see whole lots of crates of mandarin orange sold around the chinese towns.

In Cantonese, mandarin oranges is pronounced as Gan or Gam, which is similiar to the sound of Gold. It is no wonder that to the Chinese, mandarin oranges is the symbol symbol of wealth and good fortune.

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