Posted by Jonelle Patrick on March 31, 2015 in Engrish | 4 Comments
…when you see it…
Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback!
The #1 hostboy at Club Nova makes a handsome living, whispering sweet nothings in the ears of women who pay him a fortune for the privilege. But the party’s over when…Read more
well is it worse than smelling like a hamburger? (see the new hamburger cologne sold in japan – though it may be a hoax)
Pua is like stink in French in the past tense too “puer”
Ahahaha, I didn’t know it meant stink in French! That makes it even better! (I wonder if they actually chose the name because they looked up the word for “smell” in a Japanese-French dictionary, and didn’t realize they’d chosen one with a negative meaning?)
maybe, “pua” is like a past tense that is not used a lot so people who don’t speak French well may be confused.
I bought some “jew nail” varnish in Tokyo a few years ago and I think they wanted to name it “jewel” really…. ^^
Ai yi yi, that’s the kind of funny thing I’d badly want to write about, but then I’d decide not to because it would be too easy to genuinely offend people. (><) I once saw a huge display of these hilarious-yet-awful Black Man brand sexy bikini underwear that is doomed to never be shared because even I am horrified by the stereotype…
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