Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Shy Lovers Encouraged to Send Amorous Beans

I read this article today in The New Zealand Herald, and found it fascinating. Hope you do too.

Japanese too shy to say "I Love You" can buy a bean plant that sprouts to bear such a special message. Toymaker Takara will next month market gift cans, which hold soil & the small plant bearing a message that sprouts up in about 5 days, offering 6 different messages inscribed through a laser beam.

Another toymaker, Tomy, offers its own version of message beans set in a white egg made of calcium that "hatches" soon after it is put in water. The bean cracks open through the egg and shows encouraging messages.


Blogger Mariana said...

How lovely! I hope we get them in Portugal.

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 4:25:00 PM  
Blogger Kirkkitsch said...

I know! How great is THAT?! Technology can do some mind-boggling things these days. I'll let you know when/if we get there here!

Thursday, January 27, 2005 1:41:00 PM  

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