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, December 28, 2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Zさん："Ever notice how deeply engrained "Pachelbel's Canon" is in the Japanese musical psyche? It is heard in loudspeakers of almost all department stores and train stations. Innumerable J-POP songs pilfered the chord progression, and layered it with lovelorn lyrics. The funny thing is, most Japanese people realize this and don't seem to mind! I guess if you find something that works, don't reinvent the wheel of fifths."