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Japan: Three Days Priest

Harvey from Japan Newbie explained the expression of mikka bouzu, three days priest, which is used to describe someone who is unable to stick with something they have started to do.

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  • […] While scanning the Internet I sometimes come across expressions or phrases that clearly capture life truths or human conditions. These expressions/phrases are often artistic in their simplicity, but most powerful in their ability to impart the intended meaning. Below is one I came across today via GlobalVoices. JapanNewbie.com – Japan Blogging: 「三日坊主」”mikka bouzu” “The Three Day Priest” This expression can be used to describe someone who is unable to stick with something they have started to do. […]

  • […] While scanning the Internet I sometimes come across expressions or phrases that clearly capture life truths or human conditions. These expressions/phrases are often artistic in their simplicity, but most powerful in their ability to impart the intended meaning. Below is one I came across today via GlobalVoices. JapanNewbie.com – Japan Blogging: 「三日坊主」”mikka bouzu” “The Three Day Priest” This expression can be used to describe someone who is unable to stick with something they have started to do. […]

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