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欺实马 (qī shí mǎ): horse of deception

In Chinese, “horse of deception” is a homophone for “70 KPH,” and is a reference to the 70 KPH incident in which the son of a wealthy person ran over another man, killing him, and police maintained he has only been going 70 KPH.

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.


"It's been reported that a new horse has been discovered. Everyone calls him the 'horse of deception.'" "What an amazing discovery!"