China by Autocomplete…

… and there’s the chilli again:

“Users also ask why the people of Shanxi love vinegar, and why those in Sichuan and Hunan eat chili peppers.”

Of course, the more dominant connection that the autocomplete function of China’s largest internet search engine drew with Hunan was “TV Station”, which is a matter of course because Hunan TV is famous for its many (soap opera-ish and talent show) productions…

China by Stereotype...© Foreign Policy
China by Stereotype…© Foreign Policy

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