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Foreign shop clerk and Japanese customer fail to communicate because of Japanese language quirk

The Japanese language’s lack of a definite article was definitely the cause of this cross-cultural convenience store misunderstanding. 739 more words


How A Japanese Company Overworked My Husband

About two or three years ago, my husband worked a grueling shift for nearly two months.  He would come home at 3am and then get up and leave at 5:30 am. 488 more words


Japanese Salarymen -- Got your back, jack!

It’s a well known stereotype that Japanese workers put in grueling hours.  I’ve been eye witness to this having watched my sometimes exhausted husband leave early and come back late. 406 more words

Working In Japan