The Grass-Mud Horse lexicon: Chinese bloggers' tool to subvert government censorship

Posted on March 15, 2012 By newsguide Topic: Geek, Censorship

The Grass-Mud Horse lexicon is a compilation of slang that Chinese bloggers are using to subvert government censorship. As reported here, "Grass-mud horse sounds nearly the same in Chinese as 'f*** your mother' (cào nǐ mā)".  Grass-mud horse has its own YouTube culture and in it the Communist party in China is referred to as "mother."

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