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Taco!? Wait a second… That’s not a taco!

At kankousai I ran across this booth. And let the confusion commence once again.  I felt so proud that I could read the sign.  It said tako, which I took to mean taco because phonetically, in Japanese that is how it would … Continue reading

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Spelling, and other sorts of things that may cause confusion…

So, I’ve noticed (and some of you may have also noticed) that I may have spelled a few things wrong or even sometimes got it completely wrong.  For example, my last post was about the kankosai mishima river sightseeing festival. … Continue reading

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Hiragana done!

Ah! After just over two weeks I am beginning to feel comfortable with reading hiragana.  I may not know what it means, but I can read it!  Step one complete.  On to step two: Katakana. Hiragana        Syllables … Continue reading

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