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Jealousy in Japanese

Yakimochi – literally grilled rice cake. Why is this word used to refer to jealousy? This video explains a bit of the word’s etymology as well as how it is used.


Expressing Annoyance in Japanese

s it just me or do we Filipinos tend to click our tongues a lot? I didn’t really notice until a Japanese friend pointed it out. Although, at that time I was deliberately being difficult, because sometimes emasculating my guy friends is my twisted way of showing fondness or affection.