Feb 25 • 41M

⚽ Flagrant Football Filth

Exploring the language of corruption in sport

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Andrew Methven
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Chinese metaphors for corruption are similar to those in English: “filth” (脏 zāng, or 污 wū), “rotten” (腐 fǔ), "stench" (臭 chòu). 

The written character for corruption (腐 fǔ) paints a vivid picture.


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