Skip to comments.Naked girls plow fields for rain
Posted on 07/23/2009 4:04:39 PM PDT by Cardhu
PATNA, India (Reuters) - Farmers in an eastern Indian state have asked their unmarried daughters to plow parched fields naked in a bid to embarrass the weather gods to bring some badly needed monsoon rain, officials said on Thursday.
Naked girls in Bihar state plowed the fields and chanted ancient hymns after sunset to invoke the gods. They said elderly village women helped the girls drag the plows.
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Better ask the weather gods, I just work here.
I’m not hitting abuse, but that’s a little bit much of a slip for FR.
I like the way you think!
thanks (while is lasts) :)
Trust me on this. With all due respect to Swampie and Cardhu, in my case it would work.
It's very sunny today! ;-D
No UPS man today either.
Sheesh— my tractor looks just like that right up to the massive bumper - - - except the rider is much more photogenic than I am.
Go for it... let me know Sunday how much rain you end up getting today and tomorrow!
i suspect she already been plowed a few times.
Pleading the fifth again, huh.
Well, the weather gods took one look at me and left the county.
I should be careful what I ask for...
You should be careful what you post. :)
And THAT’S your tractor story? ... I’m out of here. Good night everybody!
I was vewwy vewwy careful to select a proper indian maid to post!
Somehow, the image . . . No, never mind.
Ahhh ... thanks. Puts my mind at rest. Those are good women after all.
Hey! I heard that works. It really does! That’s a great idea for some of the drought areas here. I highly suggest they start tomorrow! Let me know who’s in and game to give it a try to make it rain!
I didn’t even have to go nekkid! I just threatened to, and we got zero rain on Friday and only 0.4” yesterday. That was after having 2” the previous two days.
Hah! It worked!
Bad, Bad logic!
If you HAD gone out naked, it would have rained, according the the Indian lore! The fact that you did NOT go out naked to plow made the chances of getting rain lower, which apparently came to pass.
Your experiment only suggests that this contains some truth! Some day you’ll have to do the other half of the experiment to see if you can draw some rain!
Aw, shucks... I see that someone pulled my picture from post#102. It lasted several hours, at least. I really thought though it was “close” it would be acceptable to the mods. sigh... I tried to find a good Indian woman to post there, and that gal posing as Pocohontas seemed to be a good choice.
That ground will be well plowed
You are suppose do encourage the rain not cause a drought. :)
All women are good if it wasn’t for men who corrupt them.
I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I did cause a drought. My landlord, who owns the cornfields all around the forest that surrounds our house, is going to be very angry with me. Don't tell him, K?
I will of course never threaten the rain gods with any potential nekkidness ever again.
Gee whiz, if I wanted desert, Ida stayed in California.
Ah, but by my logic, the rain gods would run screaming if they saw me, or even if there was a chance that they’d see me nekkid, and sure enough, it’s dry as dust here ever since my threat.
I think I overdid it a little, though. I’m not doing it again either. The corn crop is important around here.
RIP Post #102. [sheds a tear]
If you are truly contrite I think we can arrange a little private viewing. You may not be a rainmaker but perhaps after a diligent examination we could determine what other benefits you could bring to mankind.
Darlin,’ do the words “run screaming” mean anything to you?
My name doesn’t mean that I’m my hubby’s old lady. I really am a bone-dry, cranky, forgetty, moody, arthritic, fat, gray, OLD lady. Did I say forgetty? I forget.
[bats eyes, tries to smile while hiding broken tooth] But thanks. I think.
Ahhhhh, it appears that Mr. Cardhu likes ‘contrite’ - a lot.
Except for that pic, don’t see her attraction. Know shite about cooking.
What’s that? Standard transmission?
Well I was very, very contrite, and swore not to threaten to garden nekkid ever again.
It’s been raining ever since. Internet-killing thunderstorms today. So...
Cronos tried to make up with it by putting some other Indian maids in this post, but I still think my #102 Pocohotans wasn’t sufficiently thread bare for this thread.
I still think my #102 Pocohotans wasnt sufficiently thread bare for this thread.
I agree, but a pic of anyone who was, and probably the poster, would be ZOTted immediately, and rightly so. Dream on, but don't do it! We don't want to lose you. Well, some of us anyway...
I told another friend who mentioned she did a successful rain dance about this thread, so had to find it, and noticed the additions.
I’ve been here so long I think I’ve got a pretty fair idea of how to keep from being visited by the Viking Kitties. That is why that picture managed to survive almost 4hrs, though I suspected it would not make it forever. I’ve even disagreed with JimR, and make it through the purges anyway... lol. I’m tough to get rid of.
I too did a successful rain non-nekkid dance, and we got 1.1” yesterday.
I’m impressed that you survived disagreeing with Jim Thompson and Rob Thompson, the evil twins known as “JimRob” (That’ll give the DUmmies a look into “Freep” [sic] secrets).
I noticed that you’re tough to get rid of. You keep appearing on this thread in my pings. Thanks!
You have a great sense of humor. ♥
LOL... Sounds like you need to get your butt down to the major drought areas of San Antonio and environs.
Perhaps you may be able to get someone to pay you for your apparent talents!
Hmmm... Not a bad idea. Do you really think someone would pay me to walk around outside and not threaten to take my clothes off? If so, introduce me immediately, and I’m on it!
Somebody's been doing something naked around here because we've gotten one heck of a lot of rain this past week........I wish they'd stop it.
Sorry I can’t help you there.
I’m not from Texas, and don’t know anyone living there right now. We’ve got plenty of rain here in NY nowadays, so you won’t get a very good price here.
Perhaps you should put yourself up on EBay or Craig’s List!
That is curious, I just stood in front of my window with only my underpants on and look what happened. I must have really upset the weather gods.
...Oh! now there is a crowd gathering and pointing, I must go down and see what is the cause of their excitement.
About time you joined the fray. I thought AFPhys and I were going to have to do without you.
So. Be sure to let us know what all the excitement is about. Your answer will be useless without pictures.
Apparently, it was some old duffer in his skivvies putting on a show. Some people have no sense of propriety.
Thankfully, the rain did not last very long and soon the weather gods seemed to be happy again and I took this pic.
Yeah... And I want to see the pics when you put yourself up on EBay, too.
That is a gorgeous picture. Did you really just take that pic, or is it from time past? What is the harbor?
Too bad you missed the excitement. You could have told the ol’duffer that he could join TOL on EBay.
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