Monthly Archives: November 2009

Richard Katz on Japanese debt

Richard Katz of The Oriental Economist provides a counter-argument to the mainstream worries about Japanese government debt. I’m leaning more towards Katz but am looking for more guidance. Now Is Not the Time to Fret About Tokyo’s Debts

Posted in Japan, News

why the Japanese are so bad at English

Matt Alt explains why this: 指定された暗証番号をお忘れの場合は、列車終着駅でお荷物の引渡しとなります。 becomes this… When the set combination is forgotten, it becomes a delivery of the spare prick in the train terminal station. I’d laugh if it wasn’t such a simple error. It’s also prominently displayed

Posted in Funny, Japan

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