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  • Fortune cookies

  • Fortune cookies have been a popular dessert in the USA for a long time.

  • You can often see them in many Chinese restaurants there.

  • They are well-known not for their taste, but for their sayings.

  • Here are some common fortunes:

  • 1. Knowledge is power.

  • 2. The world belongs to hard-working people.

  • 3. If you want to have a rainbow, you must put up with the rain.

  • 4. When a blind man leads another, both fall down.

  • 5. Dig your well before you are thirsty.

  • 6. You have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince or princess.

  • Fortune cookies have been an interesting feature of Chinese restaurants in the USA

  • since they became common in the early 1900s.

  • It is fun to get the fortune cookies

  • and share the wise sayings with family and friends.

  • It is a wonderful way to end a happy meal.

Fortune cookies

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