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“I don’t speak [insert language]”
Japan: It’s fine if you don’t speak Japanese.
France: You’re in France! Speak French!
America: You’re in America! Speak English!
England: Mate… (pulls out cigarette) you want a ciggy, yes or no?
@Smoking Wolf on mobile if you click his profile you can see other comments he left on this video, trust me it’s not satire, just racism
@Zach McRae I believe it was satire. Which is missing greatly from this world now
japanese just have their polite ways to tell you: “you speak badly japanse, you waste my time”
America is usually more friendly than that, I used to show around a lot of foreign kids going to college here. They got a lot of help and were able to communicate with a lot of people here
My cousin was in the US Air Force for over twenty years, and he tells an impressive story about being in Japan. He was a pilot, and he flew into Yokota AFB a number of years back. He was only there for about two weeks, but wanted to see as much of Japan as he could. He and his co-pilot took a train some place, but I can’t remember where he said it was. It was in the evening hours, and after about thirty minutes or so, it became obvious to them that they took the wrong train. There was a tired salaryman sitting nearby, and by the look on my cousin’s face, the salaryman could tell that something was wrong. He came over to them and tried to find out what the problem was, but he didn’t speak English. The salaryman eventually figured out that they took the wrong train. So, in a calming manner, he put his hands up, and just said, “ok, ok, ok.” At the next stop, the salaryman took them to another train that was going back in the opposite direction to the station they had left. The salaryman rode with them! Once they got back to the station, he then made sure that they got on the proper train, and marked on a paper schedule what train they’d need to get back. So, this salaryman, who had probably just worked 16 hours at the office went WAY out of his way to make sure that these Gaijin got to where they needed to go. Very impressive I think!
@Darassyl Moniakam why was it his duty?
@Darassyl Moniakam True
@Benjamin Ramsey the japanese who helped the brother of the commenter just don’t know it’s just his duty, not even his will or kindness
@Darassyl Moniakam WDYM?
@SHIVAM INDERPAL YADAV Nah not all of them it’s just like anywhere else there are nice people and thee are mean bad people and then there are straight up psychopath murderer’s
@weeginnyyyy was their land*
@Fancy As a Marylander, I have to agree. The same can be said of Australia, Canada, South Africa, many islands and definitely Indians making their own form of English. It’s happened with Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and Farsi as well. Hell even throughout the UK you have massive changes in English.
and japanese don’t want foreigners who speak badly their tongue
Breaks my heart…. wish they could have pushed it back one more year to 2022 in order to allow more tourism for the games
@aswler Europe is Earth’s punchline.
@ゅきあまね that’s so kind! thank you.
@ゅきあまね count me in!
I’m gonna be one of those Japanese who help foreigners like you
with 9,000 unseen hikikomori hidden in the surrounding buildings
good reason to not go in japan
Natsuki is a special case.
you can’t get along with them for long.
@Chloe Chloe they acted superficially to u
@Daenack Dranils ok?
doesn’t mean they would befriend u
@Sianna Rolls pretty easy! i would reccomend going to a smaller hotel and not a big corporation hotel. They are way cheaper and nicer
they’re fakely are
good reason to not go in japan
@Lala La How is your Japanese?
we are discouraged.
@Daemisa Naervil 😂😂
he just do his job
@r33mote who cares what you think. Ill do what ever I want
@Amaterasu they’re motivated to help foreign tourists because it increases their quality of life lol. dude.. dont be so naive and idealistic, for your own sake.
@Nayeem Haider exactly but it’s kinda cute how the translation is off a bit ngl xd
@AmazaToad I mean even if you’re a Japanese dude raised in America, you’re still returning back to the nation of your ancestors. So it makes sense to “welcome back”
Yeah I was thinking the same xD suppose they assume any japanese person on that airport going to Japan was already in Japan and not raised elsewhere
you can’t escape the Japan, it always welcomes you back
@Riy Meep happened
@Shyam And now Tokyo is back under state of emergency and the Olympics will be held without spectators (source: associated press), rip the dream
no need to be suprized it’s just a “customer’s king” policy. Easy to say as an arrogant tourist who act like a rich guy who count on his butlers
not means they would befriend u
they are not they don’t show feelings