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Old 13 February 2012, 06:36 PM
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Japan We pray for MacArthur's erection

Comment: There is the famous
story that with the popularity of MacArthur in Japan a group in Tokyo put
up a banner reading "We play/pray for MacArthur's erection." I swore I saw
this picture in a book before, but searching on the internet now there
seems to be no physical evidence. Since this sign would be such an obvious
joke based on the Japanese confusion with "l" and "r" many believe the
story is just an urban legend.
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Old 13 February 2012, 09:24 PM
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I call UL on this one. Besides the obvious "dumb foreigner" stereotype, just because the spoken version of English in Japan appears that way, doesn' mean that the written version is the same way. Plus, wouldn't most of the signs be written in oh I don't know, Japanese?
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Plus, wouldn't most of the signs be written in oh I don't know, Japanese?
Not if the point was for MacArthur to see them.
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