"In Japan, I met people who had made rice makers their personal bitch: they made bread, cookies, brownies, and baked potatoes in a rice maker."
Interesting things said in my presence
other categories found with "japanese": language (4), writing (2), badness (2), food (2), provincialism (2)
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 added: 31 March 2006
"We'll make you a deal—if there's a lunar eclipse, we'll give you something to eat; if there's not, we eat you."
 added: 29 March 2007
Jonathan: "My favourite translation tool on the internet is to look something up on wikipedia in the source language, and then click the link to the article in the destination language."
Joyce: "Oh yeah, I only ever did that to look up how Star Trek was written in katakana."
 added: 12 July 2007
Derek: "I think we should write in runes, and the British should write in Roman."
Jonathan: "What about the Australians?"
Derek: "… They can write in kanji."
 added: 30 June 2007
(20:03:17) [Sarah]: Albert keeps telling me to not drink that much in Poland. I was like,"Poland = VODKA!"
(20:03:31) [me]: yeah
(20:03:36) [me]: but be careful when you do drink
(20:04:11) [me]: people try to take advantage of drunk people
(20:04:30) [Sarah]: Oh they don't want to fuck with me. The Mexicans have tried that.
(20:32:24) [Sarah]: I've started to speak to the Mexicans in Polish and Japanese so they'll leave me alone.
(20:35:27) [Sarah]: Well I have a sign on my forehead that says "EASY PIECE OF ASS! VEN AQUI!"
(20:40:30) [Sarah]: The last time I was in Walmart with a friend, I had a Mexican following me around and he was speaking in English and wouldn't leave me alone so I just started going,"Nie rozumiem. Nihongo ga rozumiesz?"
(20:43:49) [Sarah]: I was like,"What do you want?" "I just want to talk." "Mexicans NEVER want to just talk to me."
 added: 23 April 2007
Derek: "No, Joyce, what you should be saying is ‘[in effeminite voice] atashi.’"
Meghan: "Is that the female you?"
Derek: "No, that's the Hello Kitty me."
 added: 30 June 2003
(18:27:51) Jade Solitude: And, by some unholy misfourtunte, I somehow got Avril Lavigne's "Complicated" in the mix.
(18:28:17) Jade Solitude: (I don't know why she was on the Japan Gold Disc Awards compilation, but there she was, amidst all the Japanese artists...)
 added: unknown
"E is like F, but the Japanese can't spell."