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Dim Sum Dictionary (Part One)

By Niall Westley | May 2, 2018
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An animated GIF with a Shiba Inu Meme Wishing People Happy Year of the Doge

How to Give Red Packets: An Illustrated Guide to the Politics of Chinese New Year Lai See

By Niall Westley | Feb 13, 2018

This is a red packet, or a lai see (利是). It’s a decorated1 envelope full of money. Specifically, paper money- and for the karma concerned- freshly minted paper money. Lai see are gifted to others at occasions like weddings, the start of employment and the start of the Chinese New Year. Which is probably why you’ve…

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