"Rotten Sweet Potato" & Other Funny but Unflattering Nicknames Among Chinese Friends and Family | Speaking of China

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  1. nelson
    nelson September 19, 2017 at 10:04 am | | Reply

    when i was younger, my nickname was “dai pou wor” ( in cantonese), this means wor is a big liar (dai pou means big liar, wor (wor means peace) is my chinese second given name, in hk, we did not call our friends by their first given name.

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