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Mar 14, 2021

Words of the Week

1. 狗血 gǒuxuè, gǒuxuě, gǒuxiě

2. 接地气 jiē dìqì

3. 外协 wàixié

4. 翻车 fānchē

5. 屌丝 diǎosī

6. ASMR /ˌeɪɛsɛmɑːr/

7. keyboard warrior /ˈkiːbɔːd ˈwɒrɪə/

8. feels /fiːls/

9. doomscrolling /duːm ˈskrəʊlɪŋ/

10. dog whistling /dɒɡ ˈwɪs(ə)lɪŋl/


Mar 10, 2021

Words of the Week

1. 巨嬰 jùyīng

2. 天菜 tiāncài

3. 背鍋 bēiguō

4. 奇葩 qípā

5. 山寨 shānzhài

6. ghost /ɡəʊst/ (v.)

7. misinformation /ˌmɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

8. disinformation /ˌdɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

9. neurodiversity /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)dɪˈvəːsɪti/

10. unicorn /ˈjuːnɪkɔːn/


Feb 26, 2021

Words of the Week

1. 備胎 bèitāi

2. 薅羊毛 hāoyángmáo

3. 奧利給 àolìgěi

4. 賣萌 màiménɡ

5. 魔性 móxìng

6. salty /ˈsɔːlti/

7. hopeium /ˈhəʊpɪəm/

8. copium /ˈkəʊpɪəm/

9. mic drop /mʌɪk drɒp/

10. game changer /ɡeɪm ˈtʃeɪn(d)ʒə/


Feb 16, 2021

Words of the Week

1. flag

2. 丧文化 sàngwénhuà

3. 带节奏 dài jiézòu

4. 吐槽 tǔcáo, tùcáo

5. 飒 sà

6. patient zero /ˈpeɪʃ(ə)nt ˈzɪərəʊ/

7. rat-licker /rat ˈlɪkər/

8. blursday /bləːzdeɪ/

9. revenge bedtime procastination /rɪˈvɛn(d)ʒ ˈbɛdtʌɪm prə(ʊ)ˌkrastɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

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Feb 7, 2021

Words of the Week

1. 舔狗 tiǎngǒu

2. 安利 ānlì

3. 田園女權 tiányuán nǚquán

4. 文藝青年 wényì qīngnián

5. 暴風哭泣 bàofēngkūqì

6. binge-watch /bɪn(d)ʒ wɒtʃ/

7. snowflake /ˈsnəʊfleɪk/

8. fracking /ˈfrakɪŋ/

9. hot take /hɒt teɪk/

10. brain fog /breɪn fɒɡ/