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New Japanese restaurant named はな毛 (nose hair), sighted in Germany, actually has a Japanese owner!

If you’re located outside of Japan, think of some Japanese restaurants around you and chances are their names contain easily recognizable, if uninspired, nouns like “sakura,” “Tokyo,” or “Fuji.” For instance, near me are eateries like Umi, Kaze, Samurai Boston, and countless Teriyaki House’s. 581 more words


'Super' n'est pas 'mega cool'

Many English speakers in Brussels have a propensity for what I’ve come to call ‘linguistic pseudo deprecation’. This typically involves an ostensible complaint about some linguistic error that said native English speaker has come to frequently make and claims to feel ashamed about. 373 more words