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OSAKA — The English-language slogan that the city of Osaka will use to promote its 2008 Olympic bid is silly, meaningless and unnatural.

That’s the opinion expressed by some foreign residents and visitors when they heard the official phrase — “Warm Hearts Together (Cocolo Olympic Games).”

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