Japanese Online Idioms (154)

37 Name: Shii Style!!W47vWMsG 2004-11-07 19:03 ID:8Ma2y2wA [Del]

I think >>19 is right about (ry), it's short for hobo, i.e., "roughly", and is written ryaku because the Japanese love incorrectly understood kanji (c.f. "saba/mackerel") and the fact that the ryaku means "abbreviation" just makes it funnier.

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