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Old 05-11-2006, 02:34 PM   #7
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Dojo: Aikido of Petaluma, Petaluma,CA
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Re: Aikidoka learning Japanese

Oh yeah, ballet french! And I also speak fact when my Japanese friend visits me at Renaissance Faire, she speaks real Japanese to me, and I respond in sushi-and-aikidonese. I have no idea what she is saying but I am saying something like "fall down tuna seawed bow arm turn octopus horseradish" and the challenge is for her to keep a straight face.

japanese is a "building block" language, so once you know a few words it gets easier to figure out words that incorporate the same blocks.


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