February 22, 2016

2/22 is Cat Day in Japan.

"Known as 'Neko no Hi', it was chosen because the date's numerals, 2/22 (ni ni ni), are pronounced fairly closely to the sound a cat makes in Japan (nyan nyan nyan)."

11 comments:

Curious George said...

Cats make a different sound in Japan?

rhhardin said...

Hello pussy.

ddh said...

可愛い!

Tank said...

ddh has a different keyboard than Tank LOL.

rcocean said...

Yeah, the Japanese get fun things like "cat day". We get endless talk about racism, sexism, PC and microaggressions.

traditionalguy said...

Do Jap cats eat Ni Ni Ni Mix? I bet they love their cats since no grand children are around anymore as they age.

robother said...

Reminds me of that annoying Purina Cat chow ad. Neow, Neow, Neow.

Jaske said...

Nyan Cat

EDH said...

Funny, watching Room 222 always made me think of Karen Valentine's pussy.

ddh said...

Tank, I have the same keyboard that you do, but I know what I want to write in Japanese. In fact, the Japanese use the good old Qwerty keyboard, writing the Japanese word in the Latin alphabet and then picking the correct Chinese characters and Japanese syllabary characters from a pop-up window. The pop-up window usually lists the different homonyms in order of probability. Your copy of Windows or OS can do this trick, and it's no worse than typing on a smart phone.

Uncle Pavian said...

Roger the Shrubber, call your office.