Ronggeng is the act of re-purposing other people’s fun language into your own to seem more charismatic.
by Mia Li, 17 March 2020
Literally meaning “rain girl has no melons,” the phrase makes little sense – who is rain girl and why doesn’t she have any melons?
by Mia Li, 19 February 2020
Sometimes, when you make an offhand comment or are just thinking out loud, a certain type of person assumes that you mean things you don’t, or goes hunting for the ‘hidden motives.’...
by Mia Li, 21 January 2020
We all know that the best way to make a person prove his or her love for you is to torture them.
by Mia Li, 18 December 2019
Conversation is the playground of the wits and your gaojihei game will keep your audience on their toes.
by Mia Li, 22 November 2019
From Jack Ma to Elon Musk, everyone is looking for the next fengkou.
by Mia Li, 18 October 2019
Welcome to the People’s Republic of Envy.
by Mia Li, 20 September 2019
Like delicate glass vases, bolixins’ hearts are fragile and can shatter at the softest blows.
by Mia Li, 20 August 2019
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