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December 15, 2008

Blog Guy, I went to a fancy banquet in China, and I could swear I saw human footprints on the tablecloth. Was that just my imagination?

No.  I’m pretty sure that’s how they set the dinner tables over there, with a guy walking around on top.

And what is that information based on?

A picture I just saw. This happens to be a large banquet, but I imagine they even walk around on a table for two. It’s probably a feng shui thing. Over there they love to walk, and they even cook in something called a walk.

That’s a WOK, you imbecile!

Really? Gosh, I guess I better go back into my Wikipedia article and change it!

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Above: A banquet in China, December 14, 2008.

Below: A man gestures as he stands on the main table to prepare the banquet.

REUTERS photos by Jason Lee

Comments

I wonder if they have learned about a magical thing called a laser pointer?

Posted by Ben | Report as abusive
 

Jason Lee, actor, skateboarder and Reuters photographer. This guy is well rounded.

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive
 

Is he part of the centerpiece?

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Actually he is just a stand-in for the ice swans that will be brought in shortly prior to guests arriving.

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