The answer is yes, and the date has been fixed for March 31st.
China will run out of people over the next few weeks, leaving quite a big space on the globe, near Mongolia and Kazakhstan.
Local man, who occasionally goes to the Chinese chippy, Peter Thape is concerned about who he will call chinks, and chinkey from April onwards.
‘I like to mistake Korean people for Chinese, that could be the way forward,’ suggested Thape.
‘I’m not brilliant on the difference between Japan and China, to be honest,’ he added.