|Posted by Susan Shand on January 19, 2013 at 3:30 PM||comments (7)|
For a little light entertainment…
There is an interesting exchange going on here http://www.facebook.com/groups/326285114152188/ in Haiku-Culture Magazine
…which might bring us back down to earth.
Issa, as many of us know already, is famed for his poems about bodily functions. But did you know about the popular Japanese game of “fart battles”?
Or the huge amount of Japanese images of farting?
Well I did say earlier that the Japanese sense of humour is largely untouched by puritan and prudish attitudes to the body, that seems to include its natural functions too. Enjoy!