Posted on May 25, 2009 at 10:00am
Once upon a time, I decided to learn Japanese.
I did so by turning on the subtitles when watching Cowboy Be-Bop, and other manga dvds. I embraced the foreign sounds, wrapping both my mind and tongue around every nuance.
In retrospect, phrases such as "Dammit man, I'm a bounty hunter - I don't like your kind," and "we have no hyperdrive because the reactor is broken," were neither practical, nor very social.
"The last train just left, now we will have to teleport,"… Continue