Bad Chinese Words
(scroll to the bottom for 7 bad word phrases in Chinese or see a post with simpler bad words in Chinese)
Yesterday a Chinese person was very angry at me for not wanting to help him get a cut of a teaching contract. The reason I didn’t want to do the teaching was I believed he wanted way too high of a cut as a “manager’s fee”, in fact he wanted 20% of the job’s total pay.
Don’t need an agent for teaching English in China – at least not for $1000
Over the course of the five months the contract would have been for, he would earn at least 6000元. So he could have easily earned US$1000 just for introducing me to a company I was going to be teaching at, and making sure I showed up. Well, after I refused the gig and let him know I thought he was ripping me off, he had this to say:
I’m not going to translate this from Chinese as I think that is not what I want this blog to be full of, but you can hover your mouse over the characters for the Pīnyīn. I don’t think it is the kind of reception expats in China would want to get, however.
Now, I didn’t respond to this, or to the garbled English cursing that came next, but what is funny are the things my girlfriend sent back to me in Chinese. I didn’t use them, but they are pretty funny and/or useful. Here they are:
7 Creative bad word phrases in Chinese
(hints: if you press play quickly on every file in the list without waiting for them to load they will pre-load, then you can start at the top again. Also, if you hover over the characters you will see pinyin)
- 他是个狗养的蠢材 (He is an idiot raised by dogs)
- 他是个神经病 (He is a crazy person)
- 他妈的脑子里有大便 (His Mom’s brain has poop in it)
- 操他祖宗十八代 (**** 18 generations of his ancestors)
- 他身体里长满大便屎虫 (His body is full of poop insects)
- 他小弟弟给猪吃了 (His private part was eaten by pigs)
- 他是什么狗娘养的大便虫 (What kind of b**** raised poop insect is he?)
All pretty amusing, I have to say. I did not give the phone number to my girlfriend to call or message this guy, as that would probably have been a bit too much.