Paper of the Week: Muddled Sh*t Times

坏俅屎报

Chief Editor holding a copy of “Horrid Servile Shit Times” (坏俅屎报 Huàiqiú Shǐbào). (Rebel Pepper)

混球屎报 (Hùnqiú Shǐbào): Muddled Shit Times

A pejorative play on “” (环球时报 Huánqiú Shíbào), the name of a daily Chinese newspaper produced under the auspices of the state-run People’s Daily.

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The  comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around  and political correctness.