Lyndon Green comments

Posted in: The 10 most common surnames in Japan (and their meanings) See in context

I once met a young Japanese woman whose family name was Kuriki. Very rare, apparently. Sorry, I don’t know the kanji, however.

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Posted in: Don’t like drinking with the boss? No promotion for you See in context

I don't drink, so I suppose I'm sunk before I start.

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Posted in: Driver runs red light in Mie, hits car, killing 11-year-old girl See in context

She should charged with driving without due care and attention (didn't notice the red light) and causing death by dangerous driving. Accidental infliction of injury with a vehicle is ridiculous. R.I.P. little girl.

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Posted in: 'Star Trek' future is history in new book See in context

Amazon US has it for $59.99.

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Posted in: Which movie or TV president do you wish the real-life U.S. president could be like? See in context

None of the above.

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Posted in: Seniors sparking new demand at love hotels See in context

To paraphrase Captain Brackett from South Pacific: I myself am over sixty and, I do not, by any means, consider myself th-r-rough.

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Posted in: At Liberty See in context

It looks like she’s reading over his shoulder.

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Posted in: Why are there so few good WiFi access spots in hotels, restaurants, cafes and so on in Japan? See in context

Actually, WiFi is free in places like Starbucks and McDonalds if you register with SoftBank for theit two-year free WiFi service. I recently did this and I have found there are many places where I can use it. Oh, and FYI, Starbucks is not a franchise in Japan.

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Posted in: Mind-controlled cat ears hitting shelves in Japan See in context

Now I’ve seen everything.

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Posted in: Six things that foreigners feel are overpriced in Japan See in context

One word: Costco.

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