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Tumblr Thread: The Value Of Cultural Sharing

People that proclaim outrage on the behalf of other people can get carried away sometimes. This particular case involves one Tumblr user getting fact checked real quick by a few more minds from the Tumblr community. 

Tumblr users put person in check after they complain about Japanese culture being misrepresented | madmints: takesabeating: cheshireinthemiddle: ginzers: spoopy-roxxi: ginzers: spoopy-roxxi: ginzers: Teach children this is not ok Teach children there's nothing wrong with this really not understanding why think cultural appropriation would be ok, unless are assuming girl picture is part Japanese.
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Person Discovers Their Favorite Snack is Japanese Cat Food

The one thing that makes you feel dumber than making a stupid mistake is when you make that mistake for a seriously long time. In this case, this person found some "snacks" they liked, and since the packaging wasn't obvious, they bought it again and again. A lot of people realize obvious things too late, but that doesn't make it much less embarrassing. 

Person mistakes Japanese cat food for human food | r/tifu Posted by u/SNIHON 4 days ago TIFU by eating cat food 2 months! This happened several years ago first moved Japan. My Japanese skills were terrible, so used google translate lot while shopping. Anyway looking quick snack and saw small bag looked like rice crackers had picture cheese and fish on so thought just unique Japanese flavor used picture translate and said something like healthy cheese Nothing about cat at all(well nothing transla
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Dumb Mistranslated Tattoos and Shirts that People Witnessed

In this wide world, we see a lot of hilarious translations and translation fails. Languages are complex and hard to understand completely. These frustratingly interesting observations on language and silly literal translations are a good example of that. This can come to a head when overzealous tourists try to get a tattoo in not only a language they don't understand, but in characters that are also completely foreign to them. Case in point, you don't want to misstep and end up as the "goldfish man"

Mistranslations and tattoo fails people saw.
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Anyone who's struggling to learn a new language will connect deeply and painfully with this poor Japanese girl getting progressively worse at saying, "refrigerator." She's trying her very best...

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