Omakase (1979) and Omusubi (1991)

Benjamin Barrett bjb5 at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Mon Apr 5 05:13:26 UTC 2004

Thank you, Barry, for this interesting post. I didn't know omusubi was used
outside of Hawai'i, and I didn't know omakase was used at all in English.

I'm going to forward this on to my first-year Japanese students.

Benjamin Barrett

>-----Original Message-----
>From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]
>Poster:       Bapopik at AOL.COM
>Subject:      Omakase (1979) and Omusubi (1991)
>OMAKASE--17,500 Google hits, 798 Google Groups hits
>OMUSUBI--4,150 Google hits, 71 Google Groups hits OMAKASE--204
>Factiva hits OMUSUBI--25 Factiva hits

More information about the Ads-l mailing list