Re: Now, Had it Been the Right Foot...

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To be fair items like this do not show that Japanese are weird, they show that people are weird.

Heck the stories I read a few years ago about paraphiliacs going to Mexico to have their legs amputated because they had amputation fetishes were about Americans. It was a Californian, I believe, who videotaped driving a nail through his penis --- though I saw something about an NZer doing the same thing, though san's video-tape (which really seems pointless). And I believe it was a Dutchman (or maybe an Englishman who went to Holland) and cut a hole in his skull with a bone saw under the theory that this would allow his brain to expand a little, be under less pressure, and would allow him to regain a child-like sense of wonder and playfulness.

Man, there are some screwed up people in every society.


Posted by: Maynard Handley | Link to this comment | 10-27-03 1:40 AM
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That's very reasonable of you Maynard, and I'm sure that the outliers are about equally odd across cultures. But for quotidian wackiness, I say Japan rules.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-27-03 10:54 AM
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He clearly was a sinister pedisphile.


Posted by: Tripp | Link to this comment | 10-27-03 3:15 PM
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