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"

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

A Numbers Game

Decoding Chinese “internet numeral language”

STREET TALK

Spirits of the Age

Having a big personality on the internet may get you labeled a “spirit”

LANGUAGE

2018: The Year in Words

Reform anniversary, trade war and some slang words covered by TWOC won the Chinese word-of-the-year contest

LANGUAGE, DIALECTS

Fangyan Friday #1: Wuhanese

Learn to speak like a native of Hubei’s capital with TWOC’s new regular column

LANGUAGE

Chinese Pandian’s Words of 2017

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

STREET TALK, TECHNOLOGY

Do netizens love Satan?

The meaning of the number 666 in internet slang

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