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Vulcan proverbEdit

The "Vulcan proverb" from The Undiscovered country "Only Nixon could go to China" is obviously Spock's sarcasam, and should not be put in as a reference to China.

Either way it's a trek reference to China. Tyrant 04:07, 14 Mar 2005 (GMT)Tyrant
Agreed -- even if Spock was joking or not, its still a reference to the existence of China, and the state of politics there when Nixon went there -- more than enough to justify a definition in this article. -- Captain Mike K. Bartel 05:14, 14 Mar 2005 (GMT)

Harry KimEdit

Harry Kim's name is Korean, not Chinese...should the reference to Garrett Wang remain on this page?

Actually Kim is a Chinese surname as well. It is just much less popular in China than it is in Korea. The *Chinese logograph for Kim is 金. - cyl
is there a symbol for "harry" :) ? -- Captain M.K.B. 16:38, 23 April 2006 (UTC)

Removed text Edit

I removed the following uncited (and probably non-canon) text:

  • "The 15th century explorer Columbus, having read Polo, sailed west to find China. (His calculations for latitude, at least, were right on the money)."

If someone can find a canon source, it can go back in. -- Renegade54 18:52, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

I removed more, as they were either better suited for Chinese or a bit skinny or over-detailed for what was given in canon:
  • "The Mongolian Empire founded by Genghis Khan covered most of Asia. His grandson Kubilai overran the vestigial Sung and thenceforth ruled all of China and more from the splendid capital Xanadu. Here the Khan of mythical "Cathay" (China) was sought out by several Europeans including Marco Polo. {{incite}}"
  • "[...] The reference is to that politician's well-established anti-communist reputation, which shielded him from domestic opposition to his dealings with Mao. {{incite}}"
--Alan 15:40, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

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