Ozu reference to pickles and jealousy

Trond Trondsen trondsen
Thu Nov 6 11:51:30 EST 2003

> not the opposite.) I wish I knew whether it was an actual housewives'
> belief or (as Kyoshiron suggested) an Ozuism. If people could ask
> their Japanese grandmothers (-in-law) I'd really appreciate it!

As I did indicate in my posting, it was a common belief which has now
been almost lost.  Ozu just captured it for us.

(And, yes, it's more than just an old wives' tale...)


  Trond S. Trondsen trondsen at phys.ucalgary.ca ve6nor at amsat.org 
  Institute for Space Research (ISR), Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
  URL: http://www.phys.ucalgary.ca/~trondsen  

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