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Featured Photo: Gobo chicken sign

Gobo Wakayama Japan, Poultry Experimental Station sign.

This is a sign outside of the small town of Gobo in Wakayama Japan. It makes for a great Kanji quiz, as all destinations are 5 characters long. But it is more notable for its strange translation. I quote funny man Andy Moore, one of Gobo’s greatest educators and a member of legendary Gobo 5.…

Pick me up, or drop me down?

depresso coffee drink

I wondered if you were supposed to drink this when you were depressed, to kind of lift your spirits? Or drink it if you were a little to wound up. Maybe you need to “take the edge off”. There was only one way to find out. It was on the shelf of my favorite Family…