Something I've always wondered about:

Once in my life I was living in a house with 29 other people (it was a big house). One night a bunch of us (including one housemate who came from Taiwan) were watching Drunken Master on video.

There's a scene where Jackie Chan is being chased by a pissed-off kung fu master. He stumbles into a clearing where a huge banquet is about to be served, although only one person is there. He looks at the lone person and says something in Chinese (Mandarin, I think). The subtitle read "mourning ceremony?"

At that my Taiwanese housemate laughed so hard that he literally fell out of his chair. Once he recovered and we asked him what was so funny, he replied, "I just can't explain it." Since that time, I've always wanted to knowwhat was so funny about that joke.

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