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Tyrant's Meal

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

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 10 March, 2016, 5:05pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 5:00pm

“Dine and dash.”

A feudal ruler, baa wong, would never pay for anything, and so the word became a term for people who do the same.