Saturday, April 21, 2012

Divorce Around the World: Ancient Japan

[Photo of Golden Hall and five-story pagoda of Horyu-ji from wikipedia]

Did you know that, according to various sources, in ancient Japan, a man could reportedly divorce his wife if he simply discovered that she was left-handed!?  Isn't that a bizarre law?  Of course, every country has its own unusual laws, past and present!  Don't you agree?


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