Random Thursday

Time for another round of random and obscure facts that I bet you never really knew from That's a Fact Jack: A Collection of Utterly Useless Information [Updated] by Harry Bright and Jakob Anser!


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"The sudden, violent windstorms that rush up and down Mount Fuji contributed greatly to Japan's mythology, which includes many flying spirits."


That's interesting! And something I can totally believe! Now I want to know about these myths!


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"Sumo wrestlers skip breakfast, then nap after lunch to gain and sustain their weight."


Note to self...never skip breakfast and nap right after lunch.


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"'Honcho' comes from the Japanese word meaning 'squad leader.'"


John's the honcho!! 


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"Francis Ford Coppola made a Suntory whiskey commercial with legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa--an event depicted in Sofia Coppola's film, Lost in Translation."


Never heard of any of this! Lol! But cool! I guess?



 

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