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English, Wonderfully Remixed

This is a little off-topic for Arudou Debito, the outspoken Japanese foreigner-rights advocate, but it’s wonderful nonetheless. My fave? “sarchasm,” for sure. Not only does it describe situations I run into daily,

Two English Pet Peeves

Unnecessary quotation marks. Someone’s taken it upon themselves to blog this, and it’s wonderful- I don’t get when people got the idea that adding quotes to words just tosses on

J-Humor and Excessive Inclusivity

Maybe you’ve felt it too- you laugh along with your favorite Japanese TV show, get all the jokes, and have a great time watching it, but something doesn’t satiate you the