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I did 尻取りgames when I was a child before the war - more than 70 years ago - as every child did. 尻取り was one of the most popular and inexpensive games played among pre-war children, because they didn't have video games or smartphones to kill time as today's children do. I and other children never paid attention to whether the ending letter of the word was ...


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You already knew that しりとり=尻取り, hip takings, am I correct? ( But let me answer since I did not at all. ) I found that しりとり can go back to even Heian Era, and it is related 文字鎖{もじぐさり}, ( what is 文字鎖{もじぐさり}?) If you google by the word 文字鎖,a site comes up.. There 武者小路実隆{むしゃのこうじさねたか}(1661~1738), read 源氏物語,according to the rule of 文字鎖,whose pronunciation of ...



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