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Archive for the month “August, 2016”

On the other hand: from hysteria to relaxation massage

On my walk home from my office each night, I pass a large illuminated sign fixed across the second story of an apartment block offering ‘relaxation’ therapy. As you can see from the image, Google Map has no problem showing it, though they blur the sign for the voice training studio next door. Read more…


The case for Englishnization

Japan’s simple spoken language is chained to one of the world’s most complicated methods of writing. Is it time to ditch the thing? Read more…

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