Japan: I want my husband dead

Hideki Sakamoto (坂本 英樹)comments on the topic of the week: the bizarre results of the predictive search function of some Japanese search engines.
“If you enter the word otto (夫, husband) in the Google search bar, and then press space, a few phrases are shown. But at the head of the list is the keyword 夫死んでほしい (I want my husband dead), with 674,000 hits […].”
Though, the most searched one is 夫嫌い (otto kirai, I hate my husband), with 2,190,000 hits.
Besides, according to blogger Sakamoto, the first two keywords to be `suggested` after otto in the Yahoo Japan search bar are 浮気 (uwaki, infidelity) and 小遣い平均 (kozukai heikin, average pocket money).

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