Friday, August 26, 2016

Island Getaway

Zさん:"Going somewhere on vacation?"
Aさん:「Yes, I am going to 九州。I hear they have a wide variety of beautiful species of sponges in the waters just off shore, that I would like to see.」
Zさん:"Is that why they call it 吸収? ... because of the sponges...?"
Aさん:「。。。」

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Detective

Zさん:"You know detective Ken George?"
Aさん:「Sure, what about him?」
Zさん:"I heard that at the police station he has a large cage with a bulletin board inside it. On the bulletin board is a single post that simply has his initials on it.  Know what that means?"
Aさん:「。。。that would be 刑事のケージの掲示のKG。」
Zさん:"Yeah."
Aさん:「Nice。」

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Pitcher

Zさん:"You're a baseball fan, right?"
Aさん:「I am.」
Zさん:"Ever notice that after a pitcher throws the ball, as part of the follow-through, his leg swings forward, and the toe of his shoe slams into the pitcher's mound?"
Aさん:「I suppose.」
Zさん:"Is that why the Japanese word for pitcher is 投手?"
Aさん:「That's a bit of a stretch.」
Zさん:"Seventh inning?"
Aさん:「。。。No。」

Friday, August 5, 2016

In the mail

Zさん:"Anything good in the mail?"
Bさん:「あの。。。請求書。。。」
Zさん:"You mean that game show where contestants win money by saying as many words as possible that contain the letter 'Q'?"
Bさん:「。。。Say Q Show?。。。ばーか!」

Friday, July 29, 2016

音楽

Zさん:"Hey Ken! Hi Kay! ひさしぶり! How have you guys been?"
Ken:"Actually we started a musical duo! I play guitar, Kay plays piano, and we both sing."
Kay:"That's right.  We call ourselves the 'Kay-Ken Experience'."
Zさん:"So... けいけん...けいけん?"

Friday, July 22, 2016

Document

Aさん:「Hey, Zさん, I just received a document containing the second quarter financial statement. You know Louie Tanaka in accounting, right? Do me a favor and show Louie the document.」
Zさん:"Sho lui is the document."
Aさん:「。。。」
Zさん:"Well it is."

Friday, July 15, 2016

News

Zさん:"Have you heard? Our friend Kisha-chan got a job at a newspaper.  Kisha is literally a reporter!"
Aさん:「Of course kisha is literally a reporter.」
Zさん:"What?"
Aさん:「What? 」