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

The forgotten Chinese zodiac sign?

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3:00 PM HKT, Sat October 24, 2020

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.


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