Monthly Archives: March 2009

Visiting Los Angeles

This is a long post and it’s in Japanese. I’ll translate it later (or something): Update: Here is the translation. I also corrected the Japanese (below). Translation note: I tried to translate with the tone of what I wrote in … Continue reading

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How much do Japanese businessmen spend on clothes?

I have been trying to get a better sense of business culture in Japan, so I have been reading some different articles. Today during lunch I stumbled onto an interesting guide on business dress which includes a table of average … Continue reading

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Why is the Internet (Google, Facebook) full of scam ads?

Has anyone else noticed the large portion of incredulous offers on Google Ads, Facebook, and other sites, such as offers for free Macbooks as well as ways to make thousands of dollars from home? Many of these online advertising networks … Continue reading

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Fun grammar fact of the day

I’ve mentiont to my friends before how I like condensing down words into less syllables to sound more powerful, e.g. Towel -> Towl; Darnet -> Darnt; Erik -> Erk. Today I learnt that this acceptable grammar in some cases: [Learnt … Continue reading

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NoooOOOoooO00oooOOOooo! iPoOodo!

For someone who seriously worries they may not feel so happy on the day their first child is born as they did when they brought home and opened their forever-desired iPod, you can imagine the horror felt when it fell … Continue reading

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Bloggers love blogging, especially about blogging.

I am included. The best advice I have found on blogging comes from Penelope Trunk in her Guide to Blogging. She starts by explaining how blogs can be useful: A blog is a great way to figure out what you … Continue reading

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Grow faster, hair!

I had to add a comma to the title of this post because at first it looked like I was running an online pharmacy. I would hate to disappoint you guys. This is the look I am going for: I … Continue reading

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