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Leave Behind Skin

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

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 March, 2016, 10:19am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 5:02pm

“Shameless liar.”

A dishonorable person who doesn’t deliver on their promises is said to laai pei, slough off their skin as they wriggle away.