Thursday, April 1, 2010

I smell an April Fool's prank


We in the English-speaking Japanese Community take some pride in living up to cultural as well as linguistic appearances, and this looks to be this year's entry in the Foolishness-is-Fun department from the Japan Times.

Headline: Groups concoct iffy bid to turn Futenma plot into theme park.

Good going, Staff Writers. The names of the quoted people alone are worth a laugh.
A government official, however, declined comment, or to be named, citing official policy on unfounded scuttlebutt.