Push and Pull in ... Japanese

Subject: Push and Pull in ... Japanese
From: "Rodney A. Hoiseth" <roth -at- GOL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 1997 01:24:15 +0900

At 00:00 97/02/06 -0600, Automatic digest processor wrote:
>
>I am a little anxious at the upcoming trip to Japan, where I will be a 100%
>illiterate, not just an 80% illiterate, like I am in a western
>non-English-speaking country. (The Tokyo division needs a "real" tech
>writer for a month to help clean up a document set. So I'm packing my bags
>again....anyone out there worked in Japan?)
>
Only about 23 years. Piece o' cake:
1. You're likely to be the only "100% literate" in the office
(unless there's somebody there from the UK ;>)
2. Most signs over here are in "English": "Safety Driver Tokyo",
"Do not entry unless in case of emergency." "Back mirror images
unexpectedly near." that sort of thing.
3. If you have specific questions, drop me an email.
4. If you have trouble while you're here, give me a jingle:
Office: 0468-76-1250
Fax: 0468-75-9317

Rodney
(in Hayama -- an hour out of Tokyo)

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