This blog is 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, January 29, 2016
Aさん：「So how's single life treating you?」
Zさん："Not bad. I think the biggest adjustment is learning to cook for myself."
Zさん："Well, I came up with this one dish. It is a single serving of a kind of seasoned stew with various meats and vegetables."
Aさん：「Sounds good, what do you call it?」
Friday, January 22, 2016
Zさん："Dude, whoa! What the hell! Are you making fun of a girl with acne? That is totally uncool!"
Aさん：「Huh? Oh! You don't understand, it's not like that. That's my friend Nicole Braxqivicz. We call her Nicki B. for short.」
Zさん："...oh...well... ok then."
Aさん：「Interestingly enough, she has beautiful, clean, smooth skin and appreciates the irony of her nickname.」
Friday, January 15, 2016
Friday, January 8, 2016
アナウンサー："... and it's fourth and goal at the one yard line for the Packers, and it looks like they're bringing in fullback John Kuhn to try and punch this one in..."
アナウンサー："... and listen to those Packer fans cheering him on..."