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Urgent news straight from the source!

Here’s another flatulence-related saying! Enjoy! 屁と火事は元から騒ぐ (He to kaji wa moto kara sawagu; “Farts and fires make noise from the source”) Definition: The one who caused a problem often complains about it the most. “The one who smelt it, dealt … Continue reading

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Shutting the something door after the something has escaped

This is the classiest kotowaza I’ve introduced yet, no doubt! 屁を放って尻窄める (He wo hitte shiri subomeru; “Loosing a fart and [then] clenching your butt.”) Definition: Locking the barn door after the horses are gone. This kotowaza refers to frantic attempts … Continue reading

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