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Jun
19
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Jun
19
answered What are the origins of 掘った芋いじるな (hotta imo ijiru na)?
Jun
19
comment What are the origins of 掘った芋いじるな (hotta imo ijiru na)?
I also just remembered the ultra low brow "Can you ski?" which is trans-bliterated as "巨乳好き?"
Jun
19
comment When and to whom should I use the expression ご苦労様 (gokurousama)?
I've been playing it safe, but I'm preparing for my day in the sun as a venerable oyaji.
Jun
19
accepted When and to whom should I use the expression ご苦労様 (gokurousama)?
Jun
19
comment What is the difference in meaning between “husband and wife” 夫婦【ふうふ】 and 夫妻【ふさい】?
Actually people do say ご夫婦 but ご夫妻 is "proper" keigo.
Jun
19
answered What is the difference in meaning between “husband and wife” 夫婦【ふうふ】 and 夫妻【ふさい】?
Jun
18
answered In this location context how are に, で and にて different?
Jun
18
asked Use of the question mark and か
Jun
18
asked How should I use 始める (はじめる) and 始まる (はじまる) as a suffix to intransitive verbs?
Jun
18
asked What are the origins of 掘った芋いじるな (hotta imo ijiru na)?
Jun
17
comment Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?)
+1 for explaining the etymology of this idiom
Jun
17
comment Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?)
Yappari. Thanks for explaining it so well
Jun
17
accepted Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?)
Jun
17
comment Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?)
Haha,unfortunately not! Just misusing English the way Australians love to. Let me know if you find the isseki nichou izakaya anytime soon?
Jun
17
revised When and to whom should I use the expression ご苦労様 (gokurousama)?
Spelling
Jun
17
comment What is the origin of the theatrical intonation used by Tokyo Disneyland's cast members?
I agree it's nothing special. Listen to some children's tv in Japanese for this kind of exaggerated "rangey" talking. Sorry I've flagged this for closure.
Jun
17
comment How do you pronounce the Japanese “r”?
I agree, it's between L and R in terms of tongue placement, but sounds almost like a D to some.
Jun
17
asked Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?)
Jun
17
asked When and to whom should I use the expression ご苦労様 (gokurousama)?