This blog is one gaijin's attempt to learn Japanese through mnemonics, puns, and general linguistic absurdity.
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Friday, March 8, 2019
Sounds Like a Flower
Zさん："... what a beautiful... nose?"
Aさん：「No, I meant "flower". In Japanese, the words for nose and flower are both pronounced "hana".」
Zさん："... so... they're... 'hana-phones'? "
Aさん：「... what?... 」