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In a prior company, we had a customer in Texas called Richard Wänk. And yes, he went by Dick.

He was well aware of the connotations, but just said his parents weren't at the time.

I would love to see him stopped by the cops in the UK.

"What is your name, Sir?"

"Dick Wånk."

"Don't get smart with me, sunshine".

(accents on the a's to let the word show).
 

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Looking into an online dictionary, (my print one is out of reach) we find the Mandarin pronunciation "Shen2 Bian1 Jiu3"
Shen is 'spirit', rather like Japanese Kami, not so much like the Celtic Tylwyth Teg/Sidh/Piskie, less like Arabic Jinn
Bian has the (modern?) meaning 'whip' (perhaps a Euphemism; if you divide the character vertically after the first element - the radical - you get instead 'Ge2 Bian4' - 'leather'. An excellent choice of radical + phonetic to make 'whip')
Jiu is, of course, wine.
Literally, 'Divine Whip Wine'. 'Magical Penis Wine', then, is a perfectly plausible translation.
Given some Chinese - English translations I've seen, I had to check. If I can get at my copy of Chinese Materia Medica I'll see if I can find out what it's for.
 

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