Thursday, October 2, 2014

(651) Painful puns


It doesn’t work in other languages but in Japanese it goes like this: the particular doll is called “こけし” (kokeshi) and the eraser is called “消しゴム” (keshi-gomu); therefore, a kokeshi doll-eraser is called “kokeshi-gomu”. And we laughed and laughed…

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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