Hong Kong

A Wedding Tale

A long time ago, there were a couple, they’d been together for a while, the lady wished to marry so much, but the gentleman was not ready yet. One day, the lady spoke to the gentleman:

“Would you marry me?”

“Ugh… Marriage…? I’m not ready yet,” the gentleman answered.

But the lady didn’t give up, and began to secretly plan for the wedding. Eventually, it was discovered by the gentleman:

“What are you doing? I’ve never seen someone who’d unilaterally plan a wedding with such secrecy like this. Let’s sit down and talk.”

“But I’ve already booked the banquet hall, paid for the gifts, just sent out the invitations, and plan to have babies 3 years later,” the lady said helplessly (cheekily).

“What?! I’d not accept this!!” the gentleman replied angrily.

In the next few months, the gentleman kept asking the lady to put aside the wedding plan and talk. But the lady ignored him and persisted. The date was approaching, and the argument became more fierce, to the point that they’re about to split. A month before the wedding:

“Please, I’ve prepared everything, you’re not going to quit now, are you?”

“When have I ever agreed to marry you!? Why are you so persistent? We’ve had strife before, but we always talked and solved it in a mutually acceptable way.”

“Talk? Of course! Of course! Is it that you’ve a problem of having the wedding in a church? What about a Buddhist temple? As long as you marry me, we can talk about everything!”

“What I meant was that, we should sit down and think if we should marry now, not the details of the wedding plan… Tell me, why do you insist so?”

“My grandfather said, ‘Don’t hesitate, men’s hearts change easily, marry soon, have babies quick, and so…’ and my relatives also said, that if you do not marry me now, then you aren’t in love with me.”

The story continues…

Note: In Chinese on This is intended to be a parody of the national education controversy in Hong Kong.