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欺实马 (qī shí mǎ): horse of deception
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欺实马 (qīshímǎ): horse of deception
  
In Chinese, horse of deception is a homophone for “70 KPH” in Chinese and is a [[mythical creature]] that refers to the [[70 KPH]] incident.
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[[File:欺实马.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Horse of deception. ([http://www.backchina.com/news/2010/04/05/83843.html Mop])'']]A mythical creature whose name, which sounds the same as “70 kilometers per hour” (七十码 qīshí mǎ), alludes to the [[70 kph]] incident” and its subsequent cover-up by the police.  
  
According to the creature's online mythology, the horse of deception once roamed freely before being trapped in the Well of Commerce (交井) (sounds the same as “traffic police” (交警)) and sealed by centuries of grass-mud horse excrement. It was customary for the rich to cast their money into the well when faced with difficulties. Finally in May of 2009, the horse of deception burst free to again cause mischief.
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The horse of deception roamed freely before being trapped in the Well of Commerce (交井 Jiāo Jǐng), i.e. by the traffic police (交警 jiāojǐng), and was trapped by centuries of [[grass-mud horse]] excrement. It was customary for the rich to cast their money into the well when faced with difficulties.  
  
七十码:欺实马,草泥马和河蟹的杂交近亲,没有生育能力。传说古代钱塘今浙江杭州有一口古井,叫交井,相传此井下压着被草泥马排泄物封印的不知名妖孽。当时的钱塘富贾中流行着一种风俗,每每遇到灾祸,富贾们都将家中宝物钱财投入此井,以求消灾避祸,少则几万,多则几吨。奇怪的是此井被没有因此而变浅,终年寒气逼人。当地百姓甚为恐惧。公元2009年5月,被尘封了几千年的无名妖孽终于冲开了草泥马排泄物的封印,冲出交井,再度祸害人间。经过砖家和教授的一致认定,把此妖孽取名为欺实马。
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Finally, in May 2009, the horse of deception burst free to cause mischief once more. After the [[rich second generation|wealthy young man]] Hu Bin ran over and killed Tan Zhuo, police maintained that the driver had only been going 70 kph (43 mph), despite onlookers attesting that the car had sped past at 100 kph (62 mph).  
[[File:Horse.jpg‎ |600px|thumb|left|"It's been reported that a new horse has been discovered. Everyone calls him the 'horse of deception.'" "What an amazing discovery!"]]
 
  
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
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The horse of deception is one of a number of [[mythical creatures]], including the [[river crab]], [[grass-mud horse]], and [[valley dove]]. Talking about mythical creatures whose names are references to sensitive issues is a creative way that netizens talk about and mock politically sensitive issues.
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See also [[my dad is Li Gang]].
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[[Category:Lexicon]][[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Ecosystem]]

Latest revision as of 19:32, 2 February 2021

欺实马 (qīshímǎ): horse of deception

Horse of deception. (Mop)

A mythical creature whose name, which sounds the same as “70 kilometers per hour” (七十码 qīshí mǎ), alludes to the “70 kph incident” and its subsequent cover-up by the police.

The horse of deception roamed freely before being trapped in the Well of Commerce (交井 Jiāo Jǐng), i.e. by the traffic police (交警 jiāojǐng), and was trapped by centuries of grass-mud horse excrement. It was customary for the rich to cast their money into the well when faced with difficulties.

Finally, in May 2009, the horse of deception burst free to cause mischief once more. After the wealthy young man Hu Bin ran over and killed Tan Zhuo, police maintained that the driver had only been going 70 kph (43 mph), despite onlookers attesting that the car had sped past at 100 kph (62 mph).

The horse of deception is one of a number of mythical creatures, including the river crab, grass-mud horse, and valley dove. Talking about mythical creatures whose names are references to sensitive issues is a creative way that netizens talk about and mock politically sensitive issues.

See also my dad is Li Gang.