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The T-shirts over here can be random and surreal but I found it very hard not to laugh when conducting the one to one speaking exam for one of the thirteen-year-old girls today. Emblazened in deep-red on her pink T-shirt, in large capital letters was "FARTY".
 
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An unspoken tribute to their teacher?


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harharhar!

Perhaps you should teach her the word 'flatulent'?
 
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Did she know what it meant?
 
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Here are some other things you may not have known.


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Did she know what it meant?

Naturally I didn't embarrass her by asking. What do you take me for? A monster?
 
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No, of course not. I just don't get wearing a t-shirt with a word that you don't know what it means. And, I can't imagine a 13-year-old girl wearing a t-shirt with "FARTY," knowing what it means. So I wondered if there was more to the story...
 
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In Japan I saw lots of t shirts with nonsense English on them. It's no stranger than t shirts in the west covered in Chinese characters.
 
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goofy is right on the mark

T-shirts are random and surreal here.
Just a short while ago I saw a "Mucky Mouse" shirt. A little old lady who lives nearby wears a baseball cap with Fuck You written on it. Whenever I have asked a student about some (more innocuous) slogan they have NEVER known what the words on the shirt mean.
 
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Okay, but for the record, I'd always want to know what the Chinese characters on a t-shirt meant before I wore it. However, I am only an n of 1.
 
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