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A 800+ year old copy of a chapter of the Tale of Genji has been discovered that’s 250 years older than the one previously thought to be the oldest. facebook.com/44332902453/po…

recently on twitter - Tue, 2019-10-08 01:00
A 800+ year old copy of a chapter of the Tale of Genji has been discovered that’s 250 years older than the one previously thought to be the oldest. facebook.com/44332902453/po…

It was suggested for eating in a hotel room

recently on twitter - Sun, 2019-10-06 01:00
It was suggested for eating in a hotel room

Interesting how San Francisco here is almost unrecognizable, but the French countryside is supposed to be frozen in like the 18th c or so. twitter.com/sirpatstew/sta…

recently on twitter - Sat, 2019-10-05 01:00
Interesting how San Francisco here is almost unrecognizable, but the French countryside is supposed to be frozen in like the 18th c or so. twitter.com/sirpatstew/sta…

If you can get bread cheese foil and eggs, surely you can also buy a sandwich twitter.com/alokebajpai/st…

recently on twitter - Sat, 2019-10-05 01:00
If you can get bread cheese foil and eggs, surely you can also buy a sandwich twitter.com/alokebajpai/st…

After speed walking 20km and winning gold at the World Athletics Championships, Toshikazu Yamanishi turned back to the course and bowed. Then he turned around and bowed again, to the officials maybe? Anyway, I thought that was so uh, Japanese. ^_^

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-04 01:00
After speed walking 20km and winning gold at the World Athletics Championships, Toshikazu Yamanishi turned back to the course and bowed. Then he turned around and bowed again, to the officials maybe? Anyway, I thought that was so uh, Japanese. ^_^

(If anyone else has the same problem, I mean, obv.)

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-04 01:00
(If anyone else has the same problem, I mean, obv.)

I had an odd experience with my iPhone a few months back that I couldn't solve, where the onscreen keyboard kept disappearing randomly. I thought the phone was defective or an OS update problem etc. Turns out it was something else! @AppleSupport

recently on twitter - Fri, 2019-10-04 01:00
I had an odd experience with my iPhone a few months back that I couldn't solve, where the onscreen keyboard kept disappearing randomly. I thought the phone was defective or an OS update problem etc. Turns out it was something else!

最初は国境を越えようとする人は射殺するべきだと言ってたんですよね。それは違法だと言われるとじゃ足を撃てと。それもダメだと言われると3歳児のように叫び出した。これが大国アメリカの首相です。こういう輩が当選したんです。恐ろしいことです。 twitter.com/spearsden/stat…

recently on twitter - Tue, 2019-10-01 01:00
最初は国境を越えようとする人は射殺するべきだと言ってたんですよね。それは違法だと言われるとじゃ足を撃てと。それもダメだと言われると3歳児のように叫び出した。これが大国アメリカの首相です。こういう輩が当選したんです。恐ろしいことです。 twitter.com/spearsden/stat…

It’s not in theaters anymore...maybe I’ll rent the video one of these days

recently on twitter - Tue, 2019-10-01 01:00
It’s not in theaters anymore...maybe I’ll rent the video one of these days

実は本当の美空ひばりにも感動したことないんだけどなあ。どうも好きになれなかった。お上手だったけど。日本語はね。英語の方は非常に微妙だった。あの時代にもっとずっと上手に英語で歌える歌手いたよ。 twitter.com/nhk_n_sp/statu…

recently on twitter - Mon, 2019-09-30 01:00
実は本当の美空ひばりにも感動したことないんだけどなあ。どうも好きになれなかった。お上手だったけど。日本語はね。英語の方は非常に微妙だった。あの時代にもっとずっと上手に英語で歌える歌手いたよ。 twitter.com/nhk_n_sp/statu…

何かこの記事こそ専業主婦のこと見下してるねー でも「なつぞら」がアニメ界の Hidden Figures みたいだというのは共感できる。 しかし本当にそんなにアンチなつぞらの人がいたの??私は久しぶりに面白い朝ドラだと思ったけど bunshun.jp/articles/-/142…

recently on twitter - Mon, 2019-09-30 01:00
何かこの記事こそ専業主婦のこと見下してるねー でも「なつぞら」がアニメ界の Hidden Figures みたいだというのは共感できる。 しかし本当にそんなにアンチなつぞらの人がいたの??私は久しぶりに面白い朝ドラだと思ったけど bunshun.jp/articles/-/142…

It wasn’t at all.

recently on twitter - Mon, 2019-09-30 01:00
It wasn’t at all.

The translator chose to translate 大きな衝撃を与えた - “had a big impact” - as “took the biscuit”. Which isn’t really one known my American English speakers, gives it a British or Canadian feel, and arguably adds a note of whimsy where there is none.

recently on twitter - Mon, 2019-09-30 01:00
The translator chose to translate 大きな衝撃を与えた - “had a big impact” - as “took the biscuit”. Which isn’t really one known my American English speakers, gives it a British or Canadian feel, and arguably adds a note of whimsy where there is none.