Israel caused offense when it served Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe chocolate pralines in a model man’s shoe at a diplomatic dinner, failing to take into account the lowly role shoes play in Japanese culture. What do you think?

“Weird how a mundane, normal custom like eating from a shoe can seem so strange to another culture.”

Nancy Waits • Phantasmagoria Designer

“If he really isn’t going to eat those shoe chocolates, I’ll take them.”

Peter Sanderson • Clipart Enthusiast

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“Then what the hell do the Japanese serve chocolate pralines in?”

Scott Duritz • Unemployed