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The article came after weeks of increasingly hostile rhetoric from China, which went as far as saying it would s(http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/525641/20131127/china-islands-aircraft-shoot-down-japan-row.htm) hoot down aircraft breaching the ADIZ, as the US challenged its authority by flying two military B-52 aircraft through the area.
Currently the poetry slam, an event where drunken audiences hoot down sensitive poems about dying grandmothers or inevitable divorces and bestow twenty-dollar prizes on scatological doggerel, is sweeping the nation.