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Men Reach for Sacred Wood at 'Naked Festival'

Offbeat  (tags: humor, odd, culture, festival, Okayama, Japan, naked, fundoshi, sacred, temple, Seidaiji Templeunusual )

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About 9,000 men dressed in nothing but white "fundoshi" (loin cloths) gathered Saturday in the city of Okayama for an offbeat competition to chase after two sacred sticks thrown by a monk.

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Rose Becke (141)
Monday February 21, 2011, 12:06 am
Thanks Naoko

Bon L (0)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 5:05 am
Thanks for the info.

Joyce S (10)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 9:30 am
Huh. Thanks

Karen E. (0)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:16 pm
ok, that's pretty stupid I think

Paul Elder (3)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:35 pm

Judith H (27)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:47 pm
had to read the headline twice, thought something nasty lol

C. G (1)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 2:12 pm

Liev Black (4)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 6:02 pm
Ha! Love the title :)

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 10:14 pm
Crazy and stupid

Krasimira B (175)
Monday February 28, 2011, 9:57 am
Noted with thanks.
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