The samurai class, including their wives and children, never exceeded 5% of the population. A geisha, even in the best years was not more than 70 thousand is now about two thousand. A hundred million Japanese…
Myth 2. Geisha – the oldest profession in Japan.
Twice not. Geisha – dancer and conversationalist, experienced geisha – the therapist and Confessor, but sex in their profession were not included and is not included. Only in personal life except that! Since the advent of the profession of the geisha they were forbidden by law to provide sexual services for money. The first geisha appeared in the eighteenth century, so in the literal sense, not the oldest profession.
Myth 3. Japanese women bandaged leg, so they are not grown.
Never. Did Chinese women.
Myth 4. In today’s Japan, kimono are no longer worn.
In ordinary life – alas, it’s true. But all the holidays put on still. By the way, kimono – a thing not cheap. Women’s apparel could easily be more than 300 000 rubles, and a complete set together with the bottom of the kimono, shoes and accessories worth more than 600 000.
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Usually the word “twins” is associated with two children who were born at the same time, but it happens that is born and five children at a time. There are many various amazing facts about twins, and some of them you will learn today.
1. The long interval between generic acts in multiple pregnancies.
Peggy Lynn of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA, had a baby girl Hannah on November 11, 1995, and the second of the twins, Erica – 84 day (2 February 1996).
2. The long separation of twins. Iris Johns and Aro Campbell (b. 1914) met after 75 years of separation.
3. The largest number of multiple births in one family. At Maddalena Grenades from Italy (b. 1839) 15 times the triplets were born. There is also information about the birth may 29, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and in may 1977 in Bagerhat, Bangladesh, 11 twins. In both cases, no child survived.
4. Children conceived in a test tube. Twins. The world’s first twins conceived in vitro – twins Steven and Amanda were born on 5 June 1981 at the Medical centre Queen Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. Their 31-year-old mother
The Radmila Mays was cesarean section. Amanda’s Continue reading
The hikikomori are young people who do not wish to communicate with the outside world. Of course, in every culture, there are a small number of people, who are called “hermits”, but this is usually older or even elderly, many of whom suffer from mental disorders, depression or agoraphobia.
Feature of Japanese “hermits” – age. It’s either teenagers or young people are slightly over twenty, which is almost completely cut off from the outside world. There are several objective reasons for the emergence of a huge number of hikikomori: the first, of course is the Internet, the second monstrous load in educational institutions, which few can withstand, and, finally, loving parents who are willing to support their offspring until old age, if only they flew out of the nest.
Although legends of the Yakuza, the crime rate in Japan one of the lowest (below only in Monaco). All weapons – from pistols to ceremonial swords, be sure to register with the police.
Attitude to work
Everyone knows that the Japanese are one of the most disciplined and hard-working workers in the world. However, the image of the businessman-alcoholic, frequenter of karaoke bars not too far from Continue reading