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Japanese History

What does Nishiarai mean?

Christopher Hitchens claimed that religion poisons everything. In this case, it may have poisoned a place name… but not too badly.

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Japanese Manners

Japanese Manners (part 3)

In my commute back from work today, I thought of some more Japanese manners that I hadn’t mentioned before. If you haven’t seen parts 1 and 2 yet, please take a look: PART ONE – 4 manners that you absolutely must know when visiting Japan. PART TWO – 4 more manners that will help you […]