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Nov
8
accepted Is there a Japanese phrase equivalent to “Chopstick gene”?
Nov
7
asked Is there a Japanese phrase equivalent to “Chopstick gene”?
Nov
7
comment Japanese joke explanation, brushing teeth in a narrow home
Talking of narrow places, I've heard of the expression "eel's bed" (うなぎの寝床) for townhouses (machi-yas) indicating that it's very narrow but deep.
Nov
5
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
18
comment Were Japanese names ever anglicised?
The Wikipedia article says he called himself Clyde Sarah to avoid internment, which suggests Fred was his real name.
Oct
18
comment Were Japanese names ever anglicised?
Anecdata: Fred Korematsu (of Korematsu v. United States) had a name of "Fred" from birth.
Oct
18
comment Were Japanese names ever anglicised?
If this is more suitable for english.SE, feel free to migrate it there.
Oct
18
asked Were Japanese names ever anglicised?
Oct
14
awarded  Good Question
Oct
13
comment Is there a Japanese equivalent to the phrase, “when in Rome”?
Joke explanation: "豪" (Australia)'s reading is "ごう".
Oct
13
comment Encountered な with ten-ten
Related question: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/15270/…
Oct
1
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
29
accepted Japanese for “Hoyaku matsuri”
Sep
29
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
29
asked Japanese for “Hoyaku matsuri”
Sep
27
comment Is it rude to ask a Japanese person using keigo to speak less formally? How to do it politely?
Related, if not duplicate: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/3480/…
Sep
19
accepted Can the English suffix “-zilla” be translated back into Japanese?
Sep
19
comment Are Japanese translations for “Pearl Harbor” ever used metaphorically?
a description of kamikaze taxis during the 1964 Olympics - theolympians.co/2015/06/09/…
Sep
19
accepted Are Japanese translations for “Pearl Harbor” ever used metaphorically?
Sep
19
comment Are Japanese translations for “Pearl Harbor” ever used metaphorically?
Kamikaze being used in a loan word like "神風タクシー"?