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Ian
05-20-2003
03:40 AM ET (US)
"Per capita" is synonomous with "per person" correct? If this is the case, then the average Japanese person eats around 65KG of rice a year. So this means with our day of work we fed around nine Japanese people their yearly rice consumption. Or I guess you could think of it as feeding one person for nine years.

http://www.maff.go.jp/mud/343.html
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Kevin
05-16-2003
10:10 AM ET (US)
How much rice does the average person eat a year in Japan? I could look it up myself, but since it's your blog I feel that you have the responsibility to tell us about how much 600kg of rice is...

BTW I hope your *teacher* had pants on at least... if not I'm ticked that you didn't moblog it.
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Clifton
05-14-2003
12:27 PM ET (US)
Actually, that sounds kind of fun. I grew up in the land of wood mills and fishing, two industries I would personally like to see crumble to the ground. I'm still thinking of doing a year-long interpreting program someday, so maybe I too will be a rice planter for a day.

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