STREET TALK

How Chinese Shippers “Chew” on On-Screen Couples

China's super fans have a range of slang to describe their love of fictional TV couples

SOCIAL CHINESE

Talk About the Olympics Like a Champ

A Chinese language guide to cheering on your team and dealing with defeat

STREET TALK

A Cute Way of Saying No

One of the hottest Chinese memes to express rejection

ENTERTAINMENT

Why are Chinese Fans Calling Male Celebs "Wife"?

As male stars play more complex characters, female fans are giving them traditionally feminine labels

STREET TALK

A Viral Elegant Phrase to Lessen the Pain of Inequality

Instead of blaming themselves for their shortcomings, netizens are taking aim at the "unevenness of the world"

SOCIAL CHINESE

The Language of Moral Kidnapping

How to avoid moral guilt-tripping

STREET TALK

Vulgar Love Words from Wang Sicong

Babe, do you get the new cheesy slang from China's most notorious playboy?

STREET TALK

Stop Trying to Make 'Lying Flat' Happen!

Chinese millennials' latest "rebellious" buzzword is actually ancient (in internet terms)

STREET TALK

Top Internet Slang of 2019

From “active losers” to “pickled vegetable fish”—here are TWOC’s top slang picks of the year

STREET TALK

A Numbers Game

Decoding Chinese “internet numeral language”

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