TIL Sumo wrestlers throw salt before a match to purify and sanitize the ring, how they throw is up to them. by whatilearned March 18, 2022, 2:17 pm Read more: https://fluentbjj.com/why-do-sumo-wrestlers-throw-salt/ What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote matchpurifyringsaltsanitizeSumothrowTILToday I learnedWrestlers See more Previous article [AskHistorians x-post] AMA with Dr. Stuart Ellis-Gorman, author of The Medieval Crossbow: A Weapon Fit to Kill a King. AMA about crossbows, medieval archery/guns, or most things medieval warfare! Next article TIL during WW1, Canadians exploited the trust of Germans who had become accustomed to fraternizing with allied units. They threw tins of corned beef into a neighboring German trench. When the Germans shouted “More! Give us more!” the Canadians tossed a bunch of grenades over. One Comment Leave a Reply “Salt is like magic!” – Ed from Ed Edd N Eddy Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.