I learnt something new today... March 14th 2010 The difference between a condo and an apartment: one's owned, the other's rented. Who'dathunk you'd need different words for that?
Why is the shop called Sports Depo? Depo might be the Japanese version of the word, but if they were using Japanese versions, then surely the Sports bit would be Supotsu? And clearly Sports is an English wor ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kochi In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more