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Drawings of Men Farting from the Japanese Edo Period (1603-1868)

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014
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These images, taken from scrolls produced during the Japanese Edo period (1603-1868), depict he-gassen or "farting competitions." Yes, that's right, farting. According to the website Naruhodo, "Similar drawings were used to ridicule westerners towards the end of the Edo period, with images depicting the westerners blown away by Japanese farts." 

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