I wrote the article on treasure 'Matobokkukuri' of the Duchy of Southisland before. Then, I received a lot of mail "Your Highness, please show me your Matobokkukuri Collections". Then, the Matobokkukuri Collections of the Duchy of Southisland is specially opened to the public today.
Look! This is wonderful! This is great! This is the treasure of treasures! This is a root of the power of the Duchy of Southisland!
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The white band is being sold for JPY300(about US$2.7/GBP1.5/EUR2.2) by this group in Japan. Then, two million white bands are sold in Japan. However, this group in Japan doesn't send it to the poor country by using sales profit of the white band for manufacturing cost, circulation expense, and advertising expense. They are declaring as follows.
1.This is not fund-raising. 2.Our purpose is to enlighten people's ideas. 3.The country of Africa is poor because there is a debt. 4.We demand the debt pardon by the advanced country. 5.This white band is made in China.
The above information was published recently. I think that the white band that this group in Japan sells is strange. Ladies and gentlemen, what do you think?
In the year 1057, according to legend, the people of Coventry were suffering with extremely heavy taxes imposed by their lord, Leofric the Dane, in order to finance his battles. Leofric's sympathetic wife, a lovely Saxon named Lady Godiva, was determined to convince him to reduce the taxes. Leofric declared that Lady Godiva was shameless to plead for "the whining serfs." She responded by saying he would discover how honorable the serfs were. A deal was struck: Lady Godiva would ride unclothed through the streets of the city, "clad in naught but my long tresses," and if the population remained inside shuttered buildings and did not peek at her, their tax burden would be lifted. The following morning she made her famous ride and the citizens of Coventry graciously stayed inside, to spare their benefactor any feelings of shame. Leofric kept his word and reduced the grateful people's taxes. Today, in Europe, Lady Godiva is celebrated in countless works of art - tapestry, paintings, sculpture and literature.
There is another one anecdote in this story. People were impressed by the act of Lady Godiva. And, so as not to see nakedness, the window was closed. However, there was a person who peeped at the stark-naked of Lady Godiva. The person's name is 'Tom.' Calling peeped person and spy 'Peeping Tom' originates in this person. It is told that Tom became sightless after then.