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4 Reasons NOT to Learn Japanese while Living in Japan

December 5, 2018

Believe it or not, I've found there are actually situations in Japan improved upon by not having a strong grasp of the language. What do you think?
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Why Japanese is the Easiest Functional Language

April 16, 2017

My take on linguistic relativity, and how Japanese may be the easiest language for functioning in the modern world due to the intuition of Japanese speakers and the plethora of stock phrases.
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Why Do You Laugh?

September 23, 2012
Why Do You Laugh?

There’s something I really haven’t understood in all my travels. Let me set the stage. I’m in Ao Nang, Thailand, walking along a street comprised of the same tacky t-shirt shops, restaurants, tailors, massage parlors, and pubs. I’m wearing my Korean “the foreigner is coming/leaving” shirt with my Nakhon Si Thammarat Buddha pendant. I’m...
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