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Kennedy

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

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 January, 2016, 12:01pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 4:55pm

“Totally out of touch.”

Derives from geen meaning “strongly, firmly,” and lei dei “away from the ground,” i.e. above the common people.

Used because it sounds similar to geen nei dei sing, “Kennedy Town.”