Buzzwords

In this column we try to improve the English rendering of new Chinese phrases or terms popping up frequently in the local press or daily conversations.
In this column we try to improve the English rendering of new Chinese phrases or terms popping up frequently in the local press or daily conversations.
Buzzword: gay达 gaydar - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Buzzword: gay达 gaydar

The term "gay达" is translated from "gaydar," a portmanteau of gay and radar. 
Buzzword: 社会性死亡 social death - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Buzzword: 社会性死亡 social death

In the book "The Undertaking," writer Thomas Lynch divided death into different categories. "When we die to those around us," he writes, "an end we might call our social death."
Buzzword: 早安, 打工人! Morning, labors! - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword: 早安, 打工人! Morning, labors!

Check out the meanings of some popular terms used in the local press and seen on Chinese social media. 
Buzzword: 鄙视链 chain of contempt - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword: 鄙视链 chain of contempt

Check out the meanings of some popular phrases and terms used in the local press and seen on the Chinese social media. 
Buzzword: 凡尔赛文学 humblebrag - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword: 凡尔赛文学 humblebrag

Check out the meanings of some popular phrases and terms used in the local press and seen on the Chinese social media. 
Buzzword:轻奢青旅 poshtel - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword:轻奢青旅 poshtel

Check out the meanings of some popular terms used in the local press and seen on Chinese social media. 
Buzzword: 爷青结 Here it comes, the end of my youth - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword: 爷青结 Here it comes, the end of my youth

Check out the meanings of some popular terms used in the local press and seen on Chinese social media. 
Buzzword: 工作旅行 workcation - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Buzzword: 工作旅行 workcation

Check out the meanings of some popular phrases and terms used in the local press and seen on Chinese social media. 
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