08/21/2010 06:35 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bang Ye, China's Shirt-Rolling Men, Defy Etiquette Crackdown To Beat Heat

From the countryside to sophisticated urban centers such as Beijing, men of all ages, social standing and stomach sizes resort to a public display of skin, a hot-weather fashion faux pas that's the Chinese equivalent of knee-high black socks with shorts.

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