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Just a small aside to the origin of the title "Stick out your Tongue" described in the article: I remember from traveling in Tibet in 1986 that sticking out your tongue was the equivalent of a handshake among Tibetans. The reason, as I recall, was that demons have black tongues and showing right away that you were not a demon is common courtesy.

Cary Allen

Portland, OR

Jul 27 2008 - 2:26pm