Chinese Culture

Why Do Chinese Men Call Their Wives ‘Lees and Bran’ (Zaokang)?

A woman wearing Han clothing at the third  Annual Han Design Competition at Metropolitan Pavillion in New York, Oct 16, 2010. (Edward Dai / Epochtimes)
A woman wearing Han clothing at the third Annual Han Design Competition at Metropolitan Pavillion in New York, Oct 16, 2010. (Edward Dai / Epochtimes)

Zao means lees, the residue from the process of wine making. Kang means bran, the leftover coating of white rice, wheat and millet. So why...




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