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What would you do for your deer?

秋の鹿は笛に寄る (Aki no shika wa fue ni yoru; “An autumn deer approaches a whistle”) Definition: Destroying oneself for the sake of love. Alternately, being in danger or being used by others after having one’s weakness taken advantage of. From the … Continue reading

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It turns out my greatest foe is coffee tables

弁慶の泣き所 (Benkei no nakidokoro; “The place that makes Benkei weep”) Definition: The shins; someone’s weak point, an Achilles’ Heel. The term 泣き所 by itself can mean a shin or a weak point; this phrase intensifies the image by picturing a … Continue reading

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