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Old 08-08-2011, 04:50 AM   #92
Kevin Morrison
Dojo: National Aikido Training Centre, Macken Street
Location: Dublin
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 15
Re: The Word "Aikido"

I had an interesting conversation with two non-practitioners when they saw the kanji for aikido. One of them said it was from the menu of the local chinese restaurant. It was a perfect que for a little joke.
I told them that it was the kanji for take away restaurant. is a lid on a pot, so the food doesn't spill. is the steam coming off the rice in the pot, pre-cooked and warm. is a road, you can take the food away with you.
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