Bicycle riding in Japan

Katte2Q took a short look at bicycle riding. I used to ride a bike when I very first came to Japan, riding to work perhaps two or three times a week or so, and occasionally going further afield, but then I moved out too far from work, but too close to the station to need […]

One in four Japanese is totally lacking in wisdom… teeth

This short but interesting survey by Katte2Q into dentists and teeth revealed a few interesting numbers regarding Japanese teeth. The Japanese for wisdom teeth is 親知らず, oyashirazu, or literally “without parents’ knowing”, which might suggest to the casual reader that it has something to do with one’s parents not noticing their adult child’s back teeth […]