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[[File:Mao.jpg|250px|thumb|left|''Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.'']]  
 
[[File:Mao.jpg|250px|thumb|left|''Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.'']]  
 
[[File:去毛天下大乱.jpg‎|250px|thumb|left|''Deny “hair” and chaos will ensue. (Wu Junyong)'']]
 
[[File:去毛天下大乱.jpg‎|250px|thumb|left|''Deny “hair” and chaos will ensue. (Wu Junyong)'']]
While most search results for this term are for sites selling shaving creams 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 Mao’s role in history.
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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 Mao’s role in history.
  
  

Revision as of 19:06, 13 October 2013

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 Mao’s role in history.