The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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Singles Day in China is the celebration - or mourning - of being unattached. Started by students in NanJing in the mid-1990s, the date was selected in observation of its four solitary digits 11-11 which looks like singles standing alone. This year's Singles Day seems to carry more weight than usual as the date is 11-11-11.So Chinese youth nicknamed 11-11-11 as Super Single Day.