Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Shaved head
- Are the fabric thingies called noren? I think they hang those noren out when they are open. Better than having that little black sign with the red letters on them that everyone has. Is this sweet sake the same as the "cold served" sake?Pocy----- Original Message -----From: Gara of Lions GateSent: Friday, March 02, 2001 1:53 AMSubject: Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Shaved headWell, I have to admit that it doesn't reeeeally. I saw a zen monk at Urawa station a couple of days ago (I had this irresistable urge to poke him, I don't know why... no worries though, I left him alone ;) ) and you'd have to do something to the 100 yen shop hat to make it look more authentic. The hat they sell is labeled as a Vietnam hat... I don't know specifically why Vietnam... maybe I should take a closer look at it. Of course to me they all look the same... that conical sorta shape made out of some kind of vegetable matter. ;)Out of sheer curiosity, can you tell me what the real hats are made of, and how they're made... woven I assume, and probably rice something? =)Is it just me, or does everything in this country come from either rice or soy? I tried amazake a few weeks ago, ewwwww gross. Might have been better if it had been hot rather than luke warm. Just something about rice chunks floating in a drink that I can't get past though. It automatically brings on the gag reaction. I ended up feeding my cupful to a nearby bush. (Editor's note: amazake literally means "sweet sake").Garap.s. Incidentally the 100 yen shop also has lately these fabric thingies, like the thingies you hang in doorways (I know their was a discussion about those awhile back but I'm brain dead this week... I almost quit my job *blah*). They have faces on them (uh, yukioe? no no no, what is that artwork called?), and some other ones have kanji I can't read. Maybe I should buy one and ask a Japanese friend to read it to me.----- Original Message -----From: Munson, EricSent: Monday, February 26, 2001 2:02 PMSubject: RE: [SCA-JML] Re: Shaved head
> From: Gara of Lions Gate
> hmm, that looks like the hats they sell at the 100 yen shop *grin*
-- hey, if you think you've got a handle on one that really does look right,
don't hold out!
Oh, I'm also looking for sources for proper fans. probably a common question
for this place.
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