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Elvis or Mao Wang

A long time ago and a short time ago. In a place both near and far away a professor went to China. While there he asked many places that sold cds if they have ever heard of Elvis. Everyone said no. He could not believe it was possible that the Chinese had never heard of Elvis Presley. His mind began to run. How could he bring Elvis to China? If he could he would be rich. The Chinese would love Elvis and this would be a gold mine. Then he was told that his Chinese name for Elvis was Mao Wang or King Cat. He was disappointed to learn this.

Marketing Application

Names for everything can be far different from one country to the next. This can be true within a nation or from one community to another. Make sure before you take an action that you are talking and thinking of the same thing with a different name.