Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Just 'cause I live in Kobe.

My lord Japan is an odd place some times.

Top 60 Japanese buzzwords of 2007 - Boing Boing

Top 60 Japanese buzzwords of 2007 ::: Pink Tentacle
23. Dondake~ [どんだけぇ~]: This catch-all exclamation of surprise/disbelief/reproach arose from the Shinjuku 2-chome gay community and was popularized by Ikko, a popular transvestite TV personality. Dondake~ can be used in a wide variety of situations, sort of like “Really?!” or “No way!” Usually said with a slight rising intonation and seasoned with whiny sarcasm. [More]

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