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    Default "Educate yourself in the ways of the Japanese language"

    Does it sound fine as some kind of a slogan?

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    Default Re: "Educate yourself in the ways of the Japanese language"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Does it sound fine as some kind of a slogan?
    It sounds strange. What are the ways of the Japanese language, or for that matter, the English language?

    Perhaps
    Educate yourself in the ways of the Japanese (more like Japanese culture)

    would sound more plausible.

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    Default Re: "Educate yourself in the ways of the Japanese language"

    It could be a mistranslation..... the Chinese character commonly used for language (文) also translates more broadly as the etymology "civil" with the meaning civilisation and culture... Added link: http://zhongwen.com/d/164/x229.htm
    Last edited by konungursvia; 17-Apr-2010 at 14:31. Reason: Added link

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