woty 08 abroad

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Nov 20 02:18:55 UTC 2008

At 11/19/2008 08:43 PM, Dennis Baron wrote:
>The Word of Year for 2007 in Japan was fake, reflecting Japanese
>people's anger at scandals involving food companies that used poor-
>quality ingredients to make food or sold outdated food products.

Considering this year's Chinese scandals about melamine in foods, I
suggest the Japanese go green and pass theirs on for re-use.

And do we have more time to ponder, since the Chinese New Year is at
the end of January in 2009?


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