Monday, September 14, 2009

Japanese Grammatical Constructions

This just in from Tunisia-based German orientalist and biblical commentator Johann Weiß:
I was just informed that I will be transferred back to Tokyo at the end of the week. I've been in Tunisia for over a year now, and my Japanese has gotten a bit rusty. I'd appreciate it if you could post to your blog a list of common grammatical constructions, with example sentences. Thanks.
Sure thing, Johann Weiß. Click here for the list.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Outline Chronology of Japanese Cultural History

This just in from Sally Suzuki:
Here is John Mertz’s Outline Chronology of Japanese Cultural History, which is hands down the best Japanese history timeline on the internet. Click on each of the underlined headings to view each period in detail.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Testing, Testing

Just in from Sally Suzuki:
For some reason our current project, The Beholdmyswarthyface Encyclopedia of Modern Japan (now in two parts, Part One and Part Two), is not appearing in Google's search results. Google, if you're reading this, please take note of us. The address for Part One is,

Also, so far three people have volunteered to write entries, but we still need more. If anyone would like to contribute, please contact us, and we'll add your name to the list of online editors.

-Sally Suzuki, Beholdmyswarthyface Media Director

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Diablo Translations

This just in from Sally Suzuki, Beholdmyswarthyface Media Director:
Just in from Beholdmyswarthyface: