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Watch: Were You Born in the Year of the Walnut?

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Slang Dynasty is a series that unpacks the wide world of Chinese regional slang, internet colloquialisms, and assorted street-level jargon.

When someone is being a bit thick, you may search for a euphemism to soften the blow. In Lanzhou, there’s a real linguistic gem for this purpose. 

Here, Lanzhou-born Doris from Fangsheneng Visual Studio explains what it means to be born in the Year of the Walnut: 

Check out some of Fangsheneng Visual Studio’s work here.

 

Lakshmi Iyengar
    Lakshmi Iyengar is a Yenching Scholar studying health, economics, and modern China. Before moving to Beijing, she majored in Biomedical Engineering at Yale. Follow her on twitter @vlakshmiiyengar for insights on China and life
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