|yes, I've seen this too on Nov 19, 2009 @ 11:15 am|
It's the flip side - a large wife proves the man can provide. It's a sign of his wealth that she can be so big. The force feeders get a bonus if they can produce stretch marks on the girls - the ultimate sign of beautifully big.
I can't remember where I read that: MSN.com? Time Magazine? A reputable source, in any case. Very very sad.
|recent history on Nov 20, 2009 @ 12:43 pm|
Perhaps not to such extreme, but it was common just several hundred years ago for a woman's plumpness to be a sign of her wealth and class status. If she was plump she was well cared for, likely did not work, and had nice provisions. It was the skinny/thin women who were poor laborers.
|strange customs on Nov 24, 2009 @ 03:19 am|
They are probably so accustomed to this belief that the women believe it to be normal and fine.How about that other african culture,don't remember where exactly.... they believe a woman's neck should be extremely long.They make their women wear these metal bands around their necks which stretch them out freakishly