Jack of no trades, master of one?

I’m typing this up on Thanksgiving, appropriately enough.

無芸大食
mu.gei.tai.shoku

Literally: no – art – big – eat

Alternately: A person whose only outstanding skill is eating. Someone is lacking in any special skills, but they sure can eat.

Notes: Can be used to mock others or for humble self-deprecation.

TaiShoku Taishou

A huge number of the image-search results were for ramen, so here you go. Real Japanese Ramen! (Image from an online review of a shop in Tokyo.)

About Confanity

I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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