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I came across this weird little line of characters yesterday. It’s a 2chan thing. 厂下广卞廿士十亠卉半与本二上旦 You should see a diagonal line running down left to right. It may depend on your font. It works best with san-serif fonts.
A former teacher of mine, Okuyama Misako san, is featured in this weeks Japan Update. A free paper you can get from most Japanese shops etc. in London. You can also read it online. All in Japanese of course, it … Continue reading
When Eiichi Kiyooka, a young Japanese academic in New York published a thin textbook in 1938, he titled it “Japanese in Thirty Hours.” Legend has it that Kiyooka was confronted some years later by a foreign student who complained that … Continue reading