Shanghai bans Chinese internet slang terms – AP

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So long, “MM,” “PK,” and “konglong.”

The language police in Shanghai, China’s largest city, plan to ban those and other Chinese Internet slang terms from classrooms, official documents, and publications produced in the city, newspapers reported Friday.

“On the Web, Internet slang is convenient and satisfying, but the mainstream media have a responsibility to guide proper and legal language usage,” the Shanghai Morning Post quoted city official Xia Xiurong as saying.

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