“It smells fishy”

Fish bowl

Shu reminded me this week that Japanese has no equivalent expression to “it smells fishy.” From actual fish to metaphorical shadyness, smelling fishy is always bad in English. In Japan, it means breakfast, lunch or dinner is ready!

add to del.icio.us :: Add to Blinkslist :: add to furl :: Digg it :: add to ma.gnolia :: Stumble It! :: add to simpy :: seed the vine :: :: :: TailRank :: post to facebook

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s