Saturday, October 2, 2010

Sweet English

It's not as easy as it used to be to find bad English in Japan. But there is still some low-hanging fruit.

Posting these, I am poignantly aware that my Japanese is awful. I ask to read bikes, drink waffles, climb bills in restaurants, and so on. Plus, and I find it unfair to poke fun at any country's attempts at English, when the English-speaking country I live in makes almost no effort to embrace multi-lingual education.

So I picked the cute stuff. (If you want to see a full collection as well as commentary, you'd click here)

Our dish soap:

This yogurt is truly delicious. (It's also best friends with Darrin's mini beer.)Some socks I bought at the 100 yen store:I took this picture for the name, but also to show off the excellent packaging. It's gum!
Here's my new apron. It keeps me clean, and enhances my figure! (Do you want one too? Just name your color).


  1. They have "slimity" products here in the states. They are called "Spanx," I think.

  2. I just saw this article on CNN

    and thought of you...
    I will be very disappointed if you do not show up next summer with a 3D tv in your suitcase. ;)