The Chinese love good names and this month is no exception. Over at 9 Hilarious Tweets About Yuan Ti Names, some Chinese folks decided to add to the already legendary list with an additional twinkle to get a better understanding of the latest fashion trends. While it is still too early to tell how this will be received here in the US, there are already some signs that the trend seems to be catching on.
The name is trending in China. What you heard about the name Yuan Ti was the name that is going to grab our attention. Chinese folks have a tendency to avoid any name that is negative or that can be interpreted like a euphemism. The name Yuan Ti has the potential of being interpreted as a derogatory term from a certain part of China. It will be interesting to see if the Chinese would use this term with the right context, or would it be more offensive if it did.