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The Japenese Look At Each Other

This is oddly interesting: a rundown of the stereotypes that Japanese have of each other, based on region:

(A reader sent it in response to my post about tanning aversion among Asians

– see the entry under “Akita.”)

“Mito city, in particular, is said to have the worst looking girls in Japan, just edging out Sendai and Nagoya in the ugliness rankings.”

Do the Japanese have any sense of political correctness at all?

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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