Some traditional Japanese customs are showing respect to others by bowing at the waist to greet them and avoiding the number four because of superstition that it brings bad luck. In addition, it is customary not to tip for restaurant service in Japan and it is customary to avoid nose blowing in publ
A fabric is a material made of artificial or natural fibers woven together. The characteristics of fabrics depend on the fibers used and what treatment is applied to them. Treatments may include dyes, starching and formaldehyde finishes.
Laundry spray, ice, petroleum jelly, liquid dish soap and white vinegar are some traditional items that remove gum from fabrics. The best way to remove gum from fabric is to harden the gum by placing ice on it or putting the fabric in the freezer, then scraping off the gum.
The kimono is a traditional type of clothing that is typically worn during formal occasions, while everyday clothing includes pants, blouses and skirts. Many Japanese citizens wear conservative clothing, such as suits or trousers, rather than jeans and t-shirts.
Learn how to say "naze" in Japanese which means "why," including the proper Japanese characters. Henglein and Steets/Getty Images "Naze" means "why" in Japanese. なぜ "Doushite （どうして）" can be used in informal situations. There was an error. Please try again. Thank you for signing up.
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A new study finds that people who adhere closely to the official Japanese Spinning Top Food Guide live considerably longer than those who do not. A new study finds that people who adhere closely to the official Japanese Spinning Top Food Guide live considerably longer than those who do not. A new st
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