[sumo] Gyoji promotions

Doreen Simmons jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp
Sat Oct 4 21:21:22 EDT 2008

On 2008/10/05, at 8:54, Nashinokawa wrote:
>   If I am correct promoted Ozeki also are expected to give the 
> workman's leggings/outfits to the yobidashi, which is why they have 
> their names on the back of them.  An expensive business getting 
> promoted....!

Yes, that is about what a yobidashi told me when I asked him -- though 
I got the impression that it was a custom rather than a definite 

Expensive yes, but it's the supporters who have to stump up the money!

Doreen Simmons
  jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp

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