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鲤冈鲃 (lǐ gang bā): Ridged carp-barbel
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鲤冈鲃 (Lǐ Gang Bā): Ridged carp-barbel
  
This 2010 addition to China’s host of [[mythical creatures]] is based upon the "[[my father is Li Gang]]" incident.  That incident involved a hit-and-run accident by the son of a government official who attempted to avoid responsibility by invoking his father’s position.
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This 2010 addition to China’s pantheon of [[mythical creatures]] is based upon the "[[my father is Li Gang]]" incident.
  
The phrase, “Li Gang is my father” happens to sound similar to “ridged carp-barbel” a made-up fish. According to the creature’s fictional [http://www.hudong.com/wiki/%E9%B2%A4%E5%86%88%E9%B2%83 Hudong Baike article], the ridged carp-barbel is aggressive and enjoys ramming things with its blunt face. It is a near relative of the [[horse of deception]].
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The phrase, “Li Gang is my father” sounds similar to the fictional “ridged carp-barbel” fish. According to a mock [http://www.hudong.com/wiki/%E9%B2%A4%E5%86%88%E9%B2%83 encyclopedia article] [zh], the ridged carp-barbel is aggressive and enjoys ramming things with its blunt face. It is a near relative of the [[horse of deception]].
  
 
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[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]

Revision as of 18:33, 24 September 2013

鲤冈鲃 (Lǐ Gang Bā): Ridged carp-barbel

This 2010 addition to China’s pantheon of mythical creatures is based upon the "my father is Li Gang" incident.

The phrase, “Li Gang is my father” sounds similar to the fictional “ridged carp-barbel” fish. According to a mock encyclopedia article [zh], the ridged carp-barbel is aggressive and enjoys ramming things with its blunt face. It is a near relative of the horse of deception.

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