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Hashi (Chopstick) Manners Tea Cup
Item No.: 111219


This instructive tea cup illustrates ten things you should never do with your chopsticks (not counting poking anyone in the eye). 3-3/4" high. 3-7/8" diameter.

Order one and print these taboos for reference:

Saguri-bashi – Don’t poke around your soup to pick out contents

Mayoi-bashi – Don’t touch food you aren’t going to eat

Sashi-bashi – Don’t use your chopsticks to stab your food

Neburi-bashi – Don’t suck the tips of your chopsticks

Yose-bashi – Don’t use your chopsticks to grab plates or bowls

Hotoke-bashi – Don’t stick your chopsticks straight up in rice (this is a symbol of death!)

Kaki-bashi – Don’t shovel food in your mouth with the bowl attached to your face

Nigiri-bashi – Don’t hold your chopsticks in your hand like a knife

Hashi-watashi – Don’t pass food to another person chopsticks to chopsticks

Namida-bashi – Don’t pass around food that drips

Translated Hashi Manners illustrations
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