Wednesday, June 16, 2010


I was wondering why Japanese girls invariably flash a peace sign in every photo, and there's a story that it all goes back to Janet Lynn's fall in the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. Here's a version of it.

Even some Americans pick these little nuances up fairly fast.

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Blogger Okispice said...

Oh the Peace Sign goes back further than that. Gen McArthur started it when he flashed the two fingered-sign during a conference whereby he promised Peace to Japan during the war. It was picked up instantly from there.

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