The founders of popular Facebook page Kongish Daily, at Tung Wah College, in Ho Man Tin, in Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong
Lisa Lim
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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

Do you speak Kongish? Hong Kong protesters harness unique language code to empower and communicate

The mixed code of romanised Cantonese and English has helped popularise phrases such as ‘add oil’, from Cantonese ‘ga yau’

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The founders of popular Facebook page Kongish Daily, at Tung Wah College, in Ho Man Tin, in Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong
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