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Remove Poison

吹水 (chui sui), v. Cantonese slang. To chat, bullshit.

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 January, 2016, 12:42pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 4:55pm

“Become socially active.”

Extension of duk nam (毒男), “poison boy,” meaning a socially awkward geek.

Removing the “poison” means that someone stops being a shut-in and discovers girls, drinking etc.