Tokyo Banana and a Matcha Madeleine - JOK Notebook

Last month I posted here about a Tokyo Banana KitKat that my husband's colleague gave me. One thing led to another and h...

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Gathering Up the Lees - JOK Notebook

I just came out with essay 2066 on 酎 (shochu), and in writing it I discovered that the Japanese have a brilliant way of repurposing...

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A Lack of Correspondence - JOK Notebook

Last time I presented a sample sentence that puzzled me to some degree: 

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