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Wishing for an Oxy-moronic Year!

Gong Hey Fatt Choy!!!

It's the third known new year celebration. Starting with the Islamic New Year, then the Universal New Year, and now the Chinese New Year. It's the year of the Ox, yo! Wouldn't you agree that it's symbolic of what we all hope for the best for the economy seeming as how we're on the verge of an economic crisis? I reckon there's nothing wrong with hoping for the year to be bullish, ey.

I don't believe in looking into the future through predictions or horoscopes. But I do like to humour them. So I decided to go online to check out the expectations of the year of the Ox for 2009. Here are some interesting things to expect:

Year Ahead:
The OX year is a conservative year, one of traditions and values. This is not a year to be outrageous. A slow but steady year.
This OX year will bring stability and growth where patience and diligence pays off.
This is a year of Harvest - when we reap what we have sown. Take care of business this year, do not let things slide.

And for those born in the year of the oinky oink, like yours truly, here's some news for the lot of us:

If you were born in the year of the PIG:
A year for the pig to follow his/her instinct, laying foundations for the future. This is a bright and hopeful year for the pig. Do not take unnecessary risks though.

So piglets, let's all try to make the most out of the year and hopefully achieve as much of what we all aspire successfully!! Cheers.


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