Long Time, No See

No matter where you go, there's always somewhere you haven't seen in a while.

No matter where you go, there’s always somewhere you haven’t seen in a while.

久しぶり

A month of absence without a word. Sorry about that. Continue reading

No post this week…

Sorry to everyone looking forward to a post this week. On the excuse side of things, I got knee-deep into two different topics, both of which I’ll hopefully post next week. As to why I won’t put them out this weekend, well, I’m going to a goodbye party for my fellow ALTs on an island in the north, so I’ll be a little busy and computer-less, regardless. I’m missing going to the town PTA volleyball tournament, but, well, there’s only so much you can do.

So, look forward to two posts next week and I hope ya’ll have a good weekend!

The Greatness Paradox

great ɡreɪt/ adjective 1. of an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above average.

great
ɡreɪt/
1. of an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above average.
2. this picture I drew when I was ten.

偉大さの矛盾

Once someone does more than you, that’s proof that you could never be as great as them, right? Continue reading

Japanese Language Fun Facts (4)

Sometimes it's fun to encounter new words. If there's a lot in common, it's just swell. But when they're opposed to everything you know and love, it might take some time to get used to.

Sometimes it’s fun to encounter new words. If there’s a lot in common, it’s just swell. But when they’re opposed to everything you know and love, it might take some time to get used to.

日本語のおもしろい情報(4)

Today we’re going to look at some weird words and the patterns that underlie them. Continue reading