sea turtle
 n.— «San Francisco-Chinese call them “sea turtles.” In the typical clever Chinese play on words, the word “turtle” has the same pronunciation as the word for “coming home.” Like turtles migrating across the ocean, they arrived in America either as international students or even as young children half a century ago. But now they are retuning to mainland China or Taiwan for job opportunities.» —“The Return of the ‘Sea Turtles’: Reverse Brain Drain To China” by Jun Wang Pacific News Service Sept. 26, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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