STREET TALK

Humbug or High-Quality Human?

An embarrassing dating video gives rise to China's latest slang for sleazy males

STREET TALK

New Slang Coined by the Tokyo Olympics

Mysterious Oriental Power? YYDS? The Olympic Games has invented new language among netizens

STREET TALK

Creating an Atmosphere

For members of the "atmosphere group," appearing to be hard at work is all that matters

STREET TALK

2020 in Words

The characters, words, and phrases that defined a rollercoaster year

STREET TALK

Cynical Soup for Real Life

Cynical sayings of depressed Chinese youths

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STREET TALK

Cruel Conundrums

When innocent questions prove to be fatal

LANGUAGE, STREET TALK, SPORTS

8 Essential Basketball Slang

Compliments, insults, and boasts for your next pickup game

LANGUAGE

Chinese Pandian’s Words of 2017

The hottest keywords of the year, according to netizens and the government

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

How to be a “Buddha-like youth”

Practice being Zen like a burnt-out Chinese millennial

LANGUAGE

Grease is the word

What makes a “greasy” man?

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