Shing nian kuai le! But, please stop calling it “Chinese New Year”

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Gong shi fah tsai! Gong hay fah tsoy! Shing ┬ánian kuai le! It’s January 31st, 2014 and Chinese people around the world are ringing in the next Year of the Horse! So start handing out those hong bao (or lai see, if you’re Cantonese)!

Just, please stop calling it “Chinese New Year”.

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