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Tremulous Transliterations: Why You Don’t Get Dessert in Koreatown

I was taking a leisurely stroll through Daegu, an inland city in the southern part of the Korean peninsula, when I came across this good reason for not knowing English.  For those who were raised on sundaes, the kind with … Continue reading

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Tonsillitis and the Marathons: The Japanese Take on Western Portions

Tonsillitis and the Marathons… sounds like a terrible band name, right?  But if you saw it on a t-shirt in a Chinese department store, it would be the least of your worries.  Tonsillitis, after all is an inflammation of the … Continue reading

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Ya, I Ate That: Viper Ice Cream

Once I recover the photos I’ll review the location at another time, but this wacky choice was discovered at Namjatown, a Tokyo-based food/carnival game/I have no flippin’ idea-type of theme park brought to us by Namco (makers of Pac-Man and … Continue reading

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