M. Haller Yamada
thefabmadamem at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 26 09:34:59 BST 2015
Marc: I'd have guessed something like that, based on yer basic business white
shirt being something like "waishatsu", IIRC?
Micki: (-: Yes. Even if it's blue or pink.
>Getting fifth-graders to say
>T-shirt in the singular is one of the hardest parts of my job. That and a singular
"Do(ugh)nuts" has a *singular*?
What purpose does it serve?
Micki: LOL. I dunno. The one that fell on the floor? Actually, I know some Japanese
who have the opportunity to use phrases like "half a doughnut" or "just a bite,
then put it back on the counter until tomorrow." Don't even get me started on the
specialized vocabulary for chocolate. (One square? I always have to look that one
up in the dictionary when I hear it.)
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