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SO WHAT THE HECK IS THAT

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May 21, 2013
Postal symbol
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Apr 16, 2013
The 5 p.m. bell
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Mar 19, 2013
White gloves
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Feb 19, 2013
Nori
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Jan 15, 2013
Warōsoku
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Dec 18, 2012
Senkyo postā keijiba
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Nov 20, 2012
Emergency announcements
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Oct 16, 2012
Straw belts
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Sep 18, 2012
Kaohame
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Jul 17, 2012
Chindonya
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Jun 19, 2012
Seaweed salt
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May 15, 2012
Kura
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Apr 17, 2012
Pampered pets
Dear Alice,Don't you think it's time you did a column on the crazy pet products and services available in Japan? I can't believe the lengths some dog owners go to — dressing their pets in frilly clothes, pushing them around in baby carriages and taking them into cafes. My wife says I'm crazy but...
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Mar 20, 2012
Randoseru
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Feb 21, 2012
Miso's moya moya
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Jan 17, 2012
Platform doors
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Dec 20, 2011
Yomawari
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Nov 15, 2011
Nipple fruit
Dear Alice,I have lived in Japan for almost a decade. Every fall I see in flower shops the most unusual and fantastic plant, and I would like to finally know what the heck it is. It is sold as cut branches that are laden with a totally implausible fruit in the brightest of yellows. To be honest, those...
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Oct 18, 2011
Annoying TV pop-ups
Dear Alice,I want to ask about something that has bugged me the entire 17 years I have lived in Japan. It irritates me so much I am tempted to replace the "heck" in "what the heck" with something considerably stronger but I will be a lady and restrain myself. Anyway, what the heck are those little video...
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Sep 20, 2011
Anzan kigan
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