Weird Words: Sakura Edition
Voracious Vernacular

Weird Words: Sakura Edition

By Jackson Pietsch The end draws nigh. Soon we’ll snap the tears-and-snot つらら tsurara (icicles) off our chins and wave a lonely じゃあまた jaa mata (see ya) to our friend winter. Our こたつ kotatsu (kotatsu) blankets will breathe musty sighs as they flump onto closet shelves until fall comes again. Snowboards and skis will cake on dust and little grody bits of 畳 たたみ tatami (tatami) stitching. Heat-Tec will languish morosely … Continue reading