November 11, 2005

Fairy

I have to say, 'Fairy' is not a name I would've picked for an escort service catering to heterosexual men. But to Japanese ears it probably sounds great.
The box is highlighting 'cute' and 'gentle/affectionate' as qualities that they specialize in.
I wonder if it is a coincidence that the word that they use for gentle (yasashii) also can be translated as 'easy.'

Hmmmm.

1 comment:

MsAnthea said...

Ha! Your blog has another use... teach Japanese to an English speaking audience. School teachers take note. This is how you get your audience to pay attention in class - Sex Ed...