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Inscrutable: The dirty ditties of Chinese children -- "Grass mud horse"

All we had in 4th grade was: "Milk! Milk! Lemonade! Round the corner, fudge is made!"

The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (March 12, 2009) - China's South Park Revolution

You might have read the story in the NYT today about China's government fretting about YouTubes about a "grass mud horse," a phrase that when spoken is, apparently, very naughty. The video is above. Videogum did some investigation:

The children are singing about grass mud horses ("Fuck Your Mother") who live in a desert ("Your Mother's C-word") (ha), and defeat the river crabs (a word synonymous with "censorship.") Do you know what this means? It means YouTube is IMPORTANT.