Top 3 Great Names for English Schools (Notes from Under the Tatami Mats–51 … My Adventures in Japan)

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“The only thing that mattered was whether it sounded good to the Japanese ear.”

What’s in a name?   


What’s in a name?
Not much, apparently.
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As for the strategy of giving your school a catchy name, the meaning of the name was largely insignificant. In most cases, the only thing that mattered was whether it sounded good to the Japanese ear.    

Which I guess kinda makes sense, from a marketing perspective.      (Image source)

   Introduction to – “Notes from Under the Tatami Mats”  (right-click on title)

Top 3 Moronic Ad Slogans Used by English Schools
Top 4 Types of Student Most Appreciated by English Teachers
Top 4 Reasons to Bash Japan or Otherwise Lord it Over the Nation and its People
... and more

Links to my Other Series …

      Introduction – "Intro to Vocab-ability"   (right-click on title)
      Guide – "Guide to Entries"   (right-click on title)
      Index– "Index" to all Chapters and Sections   (right-click on title)

      Lou Reed – "Anthology of Memorable Lyrics, Part 1"   (right-click on title)
      Lou Reed – "Anthology of Memorable Lyrics, Part 2"   (right-click on title)

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The names are made by aluminous ladies and gentlemen. Great post though add more

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