Saying, Gomasuri is a way of making light of or shrugging off a strong compliment so as not to appear boastful. In the USA, it is used in a different way. Gomasuri means to brown nose and in the UK it means to apple polish.Originally Posted by blacknomi
When one grinds rough kernels of rice into soft, smooth flour, one turns what's rough, unpleasant, and unpalatable into something that's soft, pleasant and palatable.
I was thanking Mike for his comment in a witty way. :wink: