Japanese people love to abbreviate short phrases.
For example,

Family Restaurant: Famiresu
McDonalds: Macudo
Starbucks: Staba
Convenience Store: Conbini
Copy/Paste: Copipeh
Metabolic Syndrome: Metabo
Mail Address: Me-ado

And my favorite, Mexican Pork = MEKIPO!!!!!




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2 responses to “abbreviations

  1. The pig in the sombrero is awesome. Sorry to hear you have perpetually cold knees over there. Maybe you need some nice blue pants, like the MEKIPO :)-

  2. rachel liuzzi

    i just wanted to let you know how much i enjoy your blog. i feel like i am there in japan with you… sort of. miss you much, come home soon!

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