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More Fun in Japan

October 24th, 2005

Just a few more photos from the past of interesting English spotted in Japan. The two main entries have to do with bargain sales in Japan. Here, the shopkeepers thing in terms of how much they take off the normal prices; 10% off, 20% off, and so on. So, naturally, this is the kind of sale they sometimes have:


It seems that “off” is the “big” word. Literally:


I assume they are selling clothes. But I didn’t check, just in case. Not that I would have really turned down a chance to see the “Ladies’ Big Off” on the first floor, but they were closed.

This last one doesn’t really fit into today’s category, but serves as a kind of similar coda with last week’s “Keep the Left” direction photo. From Kobe, many years ago:


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