Odd thing #1: Emu

Odd thing #1: Emu

Written by sonicsuns

Topics: Everything, Odd Things

There’s some weird stuff in Japan. I think I’ll do an intermittent series of posts about random odd things I come across.
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/For those of you who don’t know, there is a large Australian bird called the Emu.
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This is an emu

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/With that in mind, take a look at this store I discovered in Tokyo:
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/It’s a bakery. But apparently they specialize in torturing Emus.
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/Actually, I heard this derives from French, wherein “Emu” (EH-moo) is a name and “pain” (pa-EEN) means “bakery” “bread”, or something like that. That still doesn’t change the fact that it looks very odd to to us English-speakers.

  • nancy trevor

    Dar Jimmy, pain is French for bread. Barbie has said that the Japanese will French words or English ones as a status thing. i read your blog as well as Emma’s. Stay well. Love, aunt nancy

  • nancy trevor

    Dar Jimmy, pain is French for bread. Barbie has said that the Japanese will French words or English ones as a status thing. i read your blog as well as Emma’s. Stay well. Love, aunt nancy

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