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12-09-2019, 22:02   #31
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There are so many things you can do with a towel other than wearing it...

He's on the right track tho by having one!
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Because the Japanese numbers 4 and 2 are pronounced "shi" and "ni", respectively. These words are homynyms for (they sound exactly like ) "death" and "you" in Japanese, although they obviously are represented by different kanji.

For this reason, Japanese has an alternative pronunciation for 四 - "yon" - to avoid saying "shi" (死).
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