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Firefly's 15 Best Chinese Curses (and How to Say Them)

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UPDATED: Thursday, January 13, 2011 07:14
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 4:25 PM

HAKEN

Likes to mess with stuffs.


TOPLESSROBOT.COM - In just 14 episodes, Joss Whedon's sci-fi masterpiece Firefly managed to build one of the most devoted fanbases in all of nerd-dom. Properties like Star Trek or Doctor Who may have it beat in sheer numbers, but the Browncoats make up for this with their loyalty and tenacity. What is the secret of the show's appeal? Fans can and will explain the show's engrossing plotlines, fascinating characters, brilliant performances, realistic effects, and a unique visual aesthetic -- but if we had to choose one reason, it'd be the dialogue...

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 4:48 PM

JAYNECOBBMUDDER


Bwah ha ha! Now I'm prepared to lay out the people at work when they most annoy me. Here's to the folks of Firefly!!

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 3:32 AM

KC5F


If you want some fun, run them through Google Translate. Some come out pretty close ("panda urine", "elephant explosive diarrhea"), but others are really funny ("smoke beef", ""dog parade", "frog rogue operation")!

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 7:14 AM

JANE0904

Is it bad that what she said made perfect sense to me?


My personal favourite - Holy Testicle Tuesday - actually comes up in Ace Venture: Pet Detective from 1994, in English. Makes me wonder whether a certain Joss Whedon took a pass at polishing the script!

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