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鲤冈鲃 (lǐgāngbā): ridged carp-barbel[[File:477619.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''The ridged carp-barbel.'']]
 
鲤冈鲃 (lǐgāngbā): ridged carp-barbel[[File:477619.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''The ridged carp-barbel.'']]
  
This 2010 addition to China’s is based on the  
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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.
  
The phrase, “Li Gang's father” (李刚爸 Lǐ Gāng bà)) sounds similar to “ridged carp-barbel” (鲤冈鲃 lǐgāngbā), a fictional fish added to the pantheon of [[mythical creatures]] in 2010. 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, referencing the “[[my father is Li Gang]]” incident in which an [[governing second generation|elite teenager]] committed a hit-and-run while intoxicated. This creature is said to be a near relative of the [[horse of deception]].
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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 distant relative of the [[horse of deception]].
  
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
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[[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Ecosystem]]

Latest revision as of 18:29, 14 March 2016

鲤冈鲃 (lǐgāngbā): ridged carp-barbel
The 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.

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 Hudong Baike article, the ridged carp-barbel is aggressive and enjoys ramming things with its blunt face. It is a distant relative of the horse of deception.