Long overdue website overhaul

After too long a period of neglect, we are redesigning the website and adding new content. What you see here is the beginning. We aim to have fully functional and more user-friendly site – which will be updated more frequently…

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Walking cigarette prohibition and other assorted bits of “Engrish” text

The following are bits of text, mostly in English, observed in and around Tokyo and photographed on a mobile phone. Some are unintentionally amusing, others downright baffling. In some cases, the text is a design element used for decorative purposes,…

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