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Big in china

John McDonald is our man in China these days, or to be precise, the Scottish Qualifications Authority business manager for international awarding.

On visiting an English class in a Chinese school, McDonald asked students if they could name any British cities. London, surely, or even Manchester, with its famous football team (City?).

No, neither of these two world-famous giants. "Paisley," was the instant response.

Apparently they knew someone studying at the internationally renowned local university.

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