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An Encounter with Muji

Decades ago, when I lived in Japan, various satirical magazines often made fun of what we termed Japanese English or Janglish. These were translation mistakes or misuses of English (intentional or unintentional) that appeared everywhere. They could be boldly emblazoned … Continue reading

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Incredible Bananas

I thought it was a one off, but now I am certain that my bananas have become a regular cog in the marketing machine of Hollywood.  I do have a soft spot in my heart for the Incredibles.  I really did … Continue reading

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Follow up on the Bananas

I am sorry to bother you with some banality, but I feel that I must add more information to the whole banana imbroglio.***  Quinn, whose blog  I respect, wondered about the connection between the minions and bananas. Here are some … Continue reading

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