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Bamboo
 

Pictured above; Some Bamboo

 
 
 
 

Bamboo, common name for a tall, fast-growing treelike grass that have woody stems. They are distributed in tropical and subtropical to mild temperate regions, with the heaviest concentration and largest number of species in East and Southeast Asia and on islands of the Indian and Pacific oceans. the uses of the plant are endless in these areas where the native people use it for everything from food to shelter.

In East and Southeast Asia. The seeds are eaten as grain, and the cooked young shoots of some bamboos are eaten as vegetables, especially in Chinese cuisines. the joints of the plant were once used as medicine while the pulped produced can be formed into paper. Even now it is not uncommon to see a 20 story Hong Kong building covered in bamboo scaffolding all tied together with ropes

 
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Chopsticks
Chinese Chopsticks taper to a rounded end, Japanese taper to a pointed end and Korean taper to a blunted end.
Chopsticks are traditionally held in the right hand only, and in East Asia, as in Muslim nations, the left hand is used in the toilet.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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