Michaelsoft Binbows Is Japanese For "Get A Cheap PC
Here"

Michaelsoft Binbows Is Japanese For "Get A Cheap PC Here"

We have no idea who first posted this picture, but
just to set the record straight, the sign is using a bilingual pun
on the Japanese word 貧乏 (binbo) which can be translated as
“poor.” It’s apparently promoting a store that sells cheap PCs and
computer parts, though we do kind of like the sound of “binbows,”
and may just start using that around the office when we want to
refer to Michaelsoft’s flagship product. Or other products that are
deemed worthy of such an appellation.

This Coffee Shop Has A Lot Of Rules

This Coffee Shop Has A Lot Of Rules

Little-known fact: some coffee shops can be havens of passive-aggressive behavior. Reader Paul discovered what might be the most passive-aggressive coffee shop we’ve ever seen, and he’d like to share its dysfunction with the world.