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Old 06-11-2011, 18:06   #12617
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Originally Posted by Kegs View Post
The oriental characters are Japanese, and it is translated to English to mean: "Please begin".

Hmmmm ... So eight ideograms end up translated to two English words. Either there is MAJOR cultural/linguistic transformation contained within the translation, or there is a major-league shell-game going on by the translator. Congratulations to you for creating so worthy an intellectual stalking horse! The Dungeon scholarly entities are intrigued; we will begin our investigation of this worthy question after we wrap up the nightly embezzlement count.
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