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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|300px|thumb|left|''Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.'']] 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.
  
[[File:Mao.jpg|400px|thumb|left|Mao being excised from the 100 Yuan bill.]]
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[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]

Revision as of 17:04, 27 November 2012

去毛 (qù máo): hair removal

Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.
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.