Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Today's Trivia - Lawfully Wedded Man And...Er...Pillow

True love, it seems, comes in many forms, including linen.

Huh?

Sometime back in early 2010, Lee Jin-Gyu, a Korean man, married a pillow. That’s right...a pillow. But not just any pillow, folks; it’s a life-sized, huggable pillow (known as ‘dakimakura’) adorned with an image of a popular Japanese anime character.


Apparently, the nuptials were held in a special ceremony presided over by a bona fide priest. In honor of the special day, Lee got his bride a brand new wedding dress and took her to an amusement park for their honeymoon.

Just when I think I’ve heard it all...

But hey, the guy seems happy, so who am I to judge?

14 comments:

  1. There'll be lots of "pillow talk" going on there....wasn't there also a guy who married his horse? It's not hurting anyone else, so I say, why not?

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    1. Hahaha...yes, there certainly will be lots of pillow talk!

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  2. Their children will be cute little cushions, I'm sure.

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  3. I was curious so I checked. He is not the first to marry and inanimate object.

    This is from a news article:

    "Erika La Tour Eiffel: As you might be able to guess from her new last name, this former US Air Force soldier wedded the Eiffel Tower—at a ceremony attended by friends—in 2007. Previous relationships include an archery bow named Lance, and a sword.

    Eija-Riitta Eklöf Berliner-Mauer: She gave the phenomenon of falling in love with inanimate objects a name: Objectum Sexual. Her spouse? The Berlin Wall.

    Miss Wolfe: This Pennsylvania woman says she’s attracted, “sexually and mentally,” to a roller coaster called 1001 Nachts that she’s ridden more than 3,000 times. She even carries around—wait for it—spare nuts and bolts from the ride."

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    1. I know...there's so much out there! The stories you listed are fascinating. I wonder if these people have always been this way or if they changed at some point.

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  4. Well, just when I thought I'd heard everything, lol Thanks for the smile today!

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  5. you gotta be kidding! I guess there are wingnuts everywhere

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  6. I am speechless. Hey, if it makes him happy and he is not hurting anybody, then congratulations!

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    1. That's what it comes down to, doesn't it? As long as he's not hurting anyone...

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  7. Love is love and it belongs to everyone! ;)

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