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Beijing’s Outbreak Spawns Even More Covid Slang

As Covid prevention policies roll on, so too do online slang and memes

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Memes and Slang From the Shanghai Lockdown

Group-buying chiefs, vegetable storing guides, the Covid calendar, and “hard currency” cola—learn the internet slang inspired by the Shanghai lockdown

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How Netizens Adapt Classic Literature to the Covid Age

Literary-minded social media posters are adapting famous works for the Covid-19 era

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Deciphering “Bullet” Comments Online

Learn the slang that peppers Bilibili’s “bullet curtain”

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Getting the Right Online Atmosphere

Netizens are doing their best to “create an atmosphere” in their social media posts

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How Chinese Netizens Talk Like Squabbling Pandas

Why are people talking about snatching bamboo shoots (夺笋 duó sǔn)?

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