Category Archives: Is it English? ~ 変な英語

Positively heart warming ~ 心を温めましょう

Here is a photo of some biscuits a colleague shared with me today. Tasty yes, but not only that. They are actually heart warming. Feeling down? Have a Genji Pie and stimulate your emotions. 同僚からもらったお菓子です。美味しいことは当たり前でしょうが、それだけでなく、このパイは心を温めてくれるようです。とにかく、パッケージに英語でそう宣言しています。素晴らしい。 In more serious news, I … Continue reading

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In Japan we can… – 日本でしか出来ない事

You may be able to do these things elsewhere, but I doubt it. Here in Japan, we can: 1. get our hair done at “Oops” (for those who dare) 2. drink salty bubbles with our horse jerky (made with 100% … Continue reading

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Cheap dogs? – 安い犬?

So you want a pooch, but haven’t got much cash? Head for Cheap Dog and get yourself two for the price of one! Actually, this shop near Nerima Station in Tokyo is is dog grooming place that is also a … Continue reading

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A final quiz ー もう1つのクイズ

Since we have been enjoying quizzes for the past few days, I have decided to give you one last test. What do you suppose the above box contained? “Dry Cake” doesn’t sound like something one would normally spend money on, … Continue reading

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Shall we vitamin? レッツビタミン?

I sometimes buy products because of the brand name. Who could avoid buying a magazine called “Oily Boy?” For the curious, here’s a link to a description of the mag. Dare you click it? Or, how about a drink called … Continue reading

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