Chinese jokes about misspelling, misunderstanding or mispronunciation are common in China. The Chinese people like to crack jokes at laowai and waidiren who move in droves to the main cities and often fail in communication with the locals due to a poor command of the language or having a terrible accent. Such confusion often gives rise to lame jokes, like this one:
A: What color is Spiderman?
B: Red and blue.
A: No, he's white! 是白的 [shì bái de] man!
"白的' means 'white' in Chinese.
Mocking foreigners who came to the country to master the language and who still struggle to learn it while using every opportunity to talk to the locals in their broken Chinese and often confusing tones also leads to a fair few jokes: