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The China Simplified team plays with the story of a foreigner messing up the phrase “let’s go out” with surreal consequences. Chū means exit. Jiā means home. If language was...Read More
The China Simplified team explores Chinese gifting taboos and the tragic (albeit slightly exaggerated) consequences of a guy giving his combustible girlfriend the wrong presents. For example, his first gift...Read More
The China Simplified team acts out a short comedy showing what might happen if you use the wrong tones for the word 熊猫 xióngmāo (panda). One slip of the tongue and you’ve just...Read More
The China Simplified team plays around with possible misunderstandings of the common Chinese term 应该没问题 yīnggāi méiwèntí meaning “should be no problem.” This ambiguous term can be interpreted in a...Read More