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The little bugs in us (1)

You probably were intrigued by the idiom 虫の知らせ (Mushi No Shirase) “the word from the vermin (bug)” that I used in the article announcing that I was back from a long silence. A quick search in my japanese electronic dictionnary … Continue reading

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The vermin and its words can go to hell!

It’s been almost a year since I have stopped posting here on Comme ca du Japon. To be honest, I was waiting for some kind of 予兆 (YoChô) “an omen” for the end of this recession in order to restart … Continue reading

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It’s Hammer time…

It seems pretty futile to even try to keep on updating this blog in these dark days. Needless to say, it’s time to invest your time even more wisely to up the ante. I might consider to temporarily change the … Continue reading

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