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.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Is There Anything They Can't Do?


[Skype]

Zさん:"Aさん!久しぶり!How's life in Japan?"
Aさん:「Great! But the weather is changing. Spring was beautiful and refreshing, but summer...」
Zさん:"どう?夏?"

ミスタースパーコル:"Mmm... Donuts..."

Zさん:"Classic!"

Friday, July 5, 2019

Claw

Aさん:「That Japanese actor is on all the TV talk shows recently.」
Zさん:"Yeah, he's the latest end of the eagle's foot."
Aさん:「... end ... of ...?」
Zさん:"Talon Toe"
Aさん:「... Rest assured, one does not become a talon toe by creating extremely lame puns.」