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What a Little Sweet Snoozing Can Tell You Posted by on Jul 30, 2021

Inemuri (居眠り), snoozing, is one of the Japanese cultural traits.  Students fall asleep in class. People snooze on a train.  Members of the Diet (国会議員 kokkai giin) snooze during a session.  Local assembly members (地方議員 chihou giin) snooze during an assembly meeting. Wikipedia refers to it as “a custom that is notably seen in Japan.”…

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