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去毛 (qù máo): hair removal
 
去毛 (qù máo): hair removal
  
While most search results for the term “去毛” are for sites selling creams and razors, the term also has a political meaning. Mao Zedong’s surname literally means “hair;therefore, to “de-hair” can also mean to de-Mao; “去毛化” means de-Mao-ification. De-Mao-ification refers to the minimization of Mao Zedong thought and Mao’s role in history.
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[[File:Mao.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.'']]
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[[File:去毛天下大乱.jpg‎|250px|thumb|right|''Deny “hair” and chaos will ensue. (Wu Junyong)'']]
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While a search result for this term will largely direct one to sites selling lazer removal service, shaving cream, and razors, it also has a political meaning. Mao Zedong’s surname (毛) literally means “hair.Therefore, to “de-hair” can also mean to de-Mao; 去毛化 (qù máo huà) means “de-Mao-ification,” or the minimization of Mao Zedong thought and the veneration of Mao’s role in history.
  
[[File:Mao.jpg|400px|thumb|left|Mao being excised from the 100 Yuan bill.]]
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Latest revision as of 21:42, 14 March 2016

去毛 (qù máo): hair removal

Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.
Deny “hair” and chaos will ensue. (Wu Junyong)

While a search result for this term will largely direct one to sites selling lazer removal service, shaving cream, and razors, it also has a political meaning. Mao Zedong’s surname (毛) literally means “hair.” Therefore, to “de-hair” can also mean to de-Mao; 去毛化 (qù máo huà) means “de-Mao-ification,” or the minimization of Mao Zedong thought and the veneration of Mao’s role in history.