"Zhège," she said, pointing emphatically at the top right of her iPhone screen. She leaned farther into the gap between the passenger and driver seats of the taxi. Then, lifting her head, she pointed forward through the windshield in a direction that, I assumed, was where we were hoping to soon be headed. The taxi driver looked at her quizzically. Undeterred, she repeated the motion, accompanied by a slower, more carefully enunciated rendition of the word: "zhège." This time she added a new motion. She pointed at the bottom left of her iPhone screen, at herself, at the taxi…
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