The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.
hánlèi quàngào 含泪劝告
Yu Qiuyu with a copy of his inflammatory essay. (Artist: Ah Niu 阿牛)