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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.

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