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<h3>''Dāng Zhōngyāng'' 裆中央</h3>
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[[File:CCCP1.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''“Blocking the center” with a [[grass-mud horse]], [[love the future|Ai Weiwei]] says, “Fuck you, Party Central Committee.” (Artist: Ai Weiwei)'']]Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, the powerful decision-making body that comprises the most powerful Party leaders. The character “party” (党 dǎng) is replaced with “crotch” (裆 dāng). Substitutes like “file” (档 dàng) or “block” (挡 dǎng) may also be used. “Crotch Central Committee” is blocked from Weibo search results as of September 10, 2014.
  
Instead of the character for “Party,” 党 (dǎng), other characters that sound similar are used. These characters, 档, 裆, and 挡, mean “file,” “crotch,” and “to block,” respectively. The real character is not used because netizens feel it is a loaded term, and perhaps also for fear of it attracting online censors.
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'''Examples:'''
  
[[File:CCCP1.jpg|350px|thumb|left|''[[Ai Weiwei]] holding a [[grass-mud horse]] stuffed animal over his crotch. Combining the obscenity “grass-mud horse” and Ai Weiwei’s action (blocking the center of his crotch), this image conveys the meaning, “Fuck you, Party Central Committee!”'']]
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<blockquote>''Caozhanglao'' (@草长老): [[anti-corruption warrior princess|Guo Meimei]] saved sugar daddies; [[Master Kang|Zhou Yongkang]] saved the '''Crotch Central Committee'''. (August 4, 2014)</blockquote>
  
[[File:CCCP2.jpg|300px|thumb|center|''This cover of [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/07/thousands-sign-up-for-han-hans-party-officially-on-sale-tuesday Han Han’s short-lived magazine, Party], suggests the sentence “The Party Central Committee has guns.”'']]
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<blockquote>搞臭郭美美,挽救干爹腿;搞臭周永康,挽救'''裆中央'''[[https://freeweibo.com/weibo/3739813536909913 '''Chinese''']]</blockquote>
  
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[[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category:Party and State]]
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 21:13, 10 March 2016

Dāng Zhōngyāng 裆中央

“Blocking the center” with a grass-mud horse, Ai Weiwei says, “Fuck you, Party Central Committee.” (Artist: Ai Weiwei)

Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, the powerful decision-making body that comprises the most powerful Party leaders. The character “party” (党 dǎng) is replaced with “crotch” (裆 dāng). Substitutes like “file” (档 dàng) or “block” (挡 dǎng) may also be used. “Crotch Central Committee” is blocked from Weibo search results as of September 10, 2014.

Examples:

Caozhanglao (@草长老): Guo Meimei saved sugar daddies; Zhou Yongkang saved the Crotch Central Committee. (August 4, 2014)

搞臭郭美美,挽救干爹腿;搞臭周永康,挽救裆中央。 [Chinese]