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Tag Archives: history
On Getting Rid of Japanese in Japan
Kanji is hard. The hieroglyphic written script (just one of three) used in Japanese has a weird history, borrowed and bastardized from the Chinese. And it takes years, even for the Japanese, to learn. For foreigners used to Roman scripts, … Continue reading
On Using a Japanese Toilet
I still don’t know what “standby mode” means for a toilet.
Posted in Culture Shock, Tradition, Uncategorized, Weird Tagged bathroom, high brow discourse, history, japanese, squat toilets, western toilets in japan 10 Comments