"There's Some Ginger." One gaijin's attempt to learn Japanese through mnemonics, puns, and general linguistic absurdity.
Looking for Fractalsmith Games? Sorry, but Ed Siewert, the creative force behind Fractalsmith has decided to focus his efforts on making cheesy Japanese puns instead of cheesy computer games.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Aさん：「I was reading online about this guy who lives in Alaska. After several blizzards, he was snowed in to his house, and could not get out for months. He died because of ... well... cabin fever.」
Zさん："Wow... so you're saying... vases are not only infectious, but also deadly?"
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Friday, February 8, 2019
Zさん：”Hey look, a bee hive! ... so what is Japanese word for ‘bee’ anyway?”
Aさん：「ハチ、just like the number 8. That’s because bees communicate with each other by dancing in a figure-eight pattern. Pretty cool, huh?」
Zさん："I guess, but 無限大 would be even cooler.”