[sumo]Shikona/Wajima?

Doreen Simmons jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp
Sat Jan 17 18:13:05 EST 2009


On 2009/01/18, at 4:47, Earle Jones wrote:
>
> Doreen:  You're right.  I should not have used the word 
> 'machinations'.  (I just looked it up, which I should have done before 
> I used it!)
>
> Thanks for the reminder of Kitao/Futahaguro and his bad behavior.  I 
> read that he was the first person promoted to Yokozuna without a 
> single yuusho -- since 1942.
>

Yes, and this was why they toughened up on subsequent promotions -- 
they were determined not to let this happen again.

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



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