Sport: Ping-Pong

If you asked Bobby Jones to play a round of midget-golf with a 25¢ putter, he might refuse but he would not be shocked. But if you asked Lo Wenching to play a game of table tennis, his small Chinese face, no longer inscrutable, would assume an appalled expression, as though you had insulted one of his ancestors. Lo Wenching comes from Peiping and he learned to play ping-pong at Tsing-Hua University. He, like other ping-pong players, hates mention of table tennis because so many people confuse it with ping-pong which is played with...

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