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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn.

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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain is working on forming thoughts into words.

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain

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TIL that 2,000 Japanese were asked to name the best invention of the 20th Century. Their top two answers were Ramen noodles and Karaoke.

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TIL that 2,000 Japanese were asked to name the best invention of the 20th Century. Their top two answers were Ramen noodles and Karaoke. submitted by sillybun99 [link] [170 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years submitted by cyanide4suicide [link] [1660 comments] Source:

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TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage!

TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage! submitted by spacemonkey519 [link] [1060 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage!

TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage! submitted by spacemonkey519 [link] [1034 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage!

TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage! submitted by spacemonkey519 [link] [1000 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage!

TIL there are only 2 companies in the world still making vinyl record lacquer…and one is an elderly Japanese man doing it in his garage! submitted by spacemonkey519 [link] [904 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Japanese Death Row Inmates Are Not Told Their Date of Execution. They Wake Each Day Wondering if Today May Be Their Last.

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TIL Japanese Death Row Inmates Are Not Told Their Date of Execution. They Wake Each Day Wondering if Today May Be Their Last. submitted by CasterBaiter [link] [2855 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Japanese Death Row Inmates Are Not Told Their Date of Execution. They Wake Each Day Wondering if Today May Be Their Last.

TIL Japanese Death Row Inmates Are Not Told Their Date of Execution. They Wake Each Day Wondering if Today May Be Their Last. submitted by CasterBaiter [link] [2723 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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