Hi Madhu, Tell me it isn't tempting to quote the late Sam Cooke here: "... and what a Wonderful World it could be!" ;-) I take it this means you haven't been to Mardi Gras yet! RonL. (Yes, yes - kudos to the king and all that for using the ceremony to attempt to direct positive cultural change. A good thing, eh?) -----Original Message----- From: Madhu Menon [mailto:webguru at vsnl.net] Thousands of girls... bare-breasted... wife-choosing ceremony... ahem. Yes, it's on *this* planet.