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Jan
21
comment How do you respond to thanks given?
Do Japanese people know the Spanish/Spanglish phrase "no problemo"?
Jan
21
asked Is パートナー likely to be interpreted as a same-sex partner?
Jan
15
asked Why was both katakana and hiragana created?
Jan
9
comment Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
I initially thought most foreigners would speak standard Japanese, but maybe the US troops there don't do so. Anyway, I'm not one of those people who effortlessly master Japanese!
Jan
7
revised Are honorifics used for dead people?
rolled back to a previous revision
Jan
7
accepted Are honorifics used for dead people?
Jan
7
comment Are honorifics used for dead people?
@istrasci: I copied it from the Wikipedia page.
Jan
6
comment Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
@DaveMG: +1 for visiting Tohoku.
Jan
6
comment Are honorifics used for dead people?
@istrasci: Thanks for the edit, but is Mr. Khan spelt both チンギス and ジンギス?
Jan
6
asked Are honorifics used for dead people?
Jan
6
comment Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
@DaveMG: Lonely planet described Tohoku's dialect as "impenetrable even to many native Japanese". Were they exaggerating?
Jan
4
comment Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
@silvermaple: How do you know about "mobile phone"? They use "mobile phone" in Canada, eh?
Jan
4
comment Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
FWIW, I read that people from the Tohoku area try to avoid speaking in a Tohoku accent when they live in other areas.
Jan
4
revised dialects wiki description
Edit per http://meta.japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/620/are-there-tags-for-specific-dialects/621#621
Jan
4
revised dialects wiki excerpt
Edit per http://meta.japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/620/are-there-tags-for-specific-dialects/621#621
Jan
4
suggested approved edit on dialects tag wiki excerpt
Jan
4
suggested approved edit on dialects tag wiki
Jan
4
accepted Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
Jan
4
asked Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area?
Jan
2
accepted Why has を been spared but ゐ and ゑ been deemed obsolete?