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.
hē chá 喝茶
Euphemism for police interrogation. Guests invited to “tea” are asked about their political activities and warned
December 22, 2016 11:00 AM