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<h3>''dǎ jiàngyóu'' 打酱油</h3>
 
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[[File:Da jiangyou.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''"What the !&*@ does it have to do with me? I was just out buying soy sauce." (Source: [http://www.e-show.tw www.e-show.tw])'']]
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[[File:Da jiangyou.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Screenshot from the interview that started the meme. (Source: GZTV)'']]
[[File:Soy3.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Soy sauce leads the people. (Source: [http://news.xinhuanet.com/society/2008-05/13/content_8156695.htm Xinhuanet])'']] None of my business. Conveys the sense of spectating or reserving comment.
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[[File:Soy3.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Soy sauce leads the people. (source unknown)'']] None of my business. Conveys the sense of spectating or reserving comment.
  
In 2008, Guangzhou Television interviewed a local man about the [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2008/02/hong-kong-singer-in-sex-photos-scandal-to-return-to-face-music/ Edison Chen photo scandal]. The man answered, "What the fuck does it have to do with me? I was just out buying soy sauce." The response became a meme, applicable to any context, such as to express one's lack of interest in the World Cup:
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In 2008, the Guangzhou Broadcasting Network (GZTV) interviewed a local man about the [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2008/02/hong-kong-singer-in-sex-photos-scandal-to-return-to-face-music/ Edison Chen photo scandal]. The man answered, "What the fuck does it have to do with me? I was just out buying soy sauce." The response became a meme, applicable to any context, such as to express one's lack of interest in the World Cup:
  
 
<blockquote>''Lulu318'' (@璐璐318): The World Cup has started. Many people are immensely excited. I am just here to '''get soy sauce'''. (June 12, 2014)</blockquote>
 
<blockquote>''Lulu318'' (@璐璐318): The World Cup has started. Many people are immensely excited. I am just here to '''get soy sauce'''. (June 12, 2014)</blockquote>

Revision as of 20:28, 3 March 2016

dǎ jiàngyóu 打酱油

Screenshot from the interview that started the meme. (Source: GZTV)
Soy sauce leads the people. (source unknown)

None of my business. Conveys the sense of spectating or reserving comment.

In 2008, the Guangzhou Broadcasting Network (GZTV) interviewed a local man about the Edison Chen photo scandal. The man answered, "What the fuck does it have to do with me? I was just out buying soy sauce." The response became a meme, applicable to any context, such as to express one's lack of interest in the World Cup:

Lulu318 (@璐璐318): The World Cup has started. Many people are immensely excited. I am just here to get soy sauce. (June 12, 2014)

世界杯开始啦啦,好多人激动不已,我是来打酱油的。[Chinese]

Dǎ 打 means "hit" or "get." Before soy sauce was sold in individual bottles, customers would bring an empty vessel to the store, which they would fill with soy sauce from a spigot.

See also soy sauce committee member.