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去毛 (qù máo): hair removal
 
去毛 (qù máo): hair removal
  
[[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.
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[[File:Mao.jpg|250px|thumb|left|''Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.'']]  
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[[File:去毛天下大乱.jpg‎|250px|thumb|left|''Deny “hair” and chaos will ensue. (Wu Junyong)'']]
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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.
  
  

Revision as of 00:56, 29 May 2013

去毛 (qù máo): hair removal

Mao excised from the 100 yuan bill.
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.