Friday, May 18, 2007
I had a Japanese friend, Kazuyo, jokingly tell me that she got really good at the Dogeza, the Japanese formal apology in her first year of marriage. She said that apologising for not cooking or cleaning was far easier than actually cooking or cleaning. I had to laugh. So, if you, like Kazuyo and myself find it easier to apologise, here's a short lesson on how to apologies in Japanese.