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Japan: “Obamu”, Verb Form of “Obama”?

Categories: East Asia, North America, Japan, U.S.A., Arts & Culture, Humor, Language

Anpontan [1]‘s post about the word “obamu” (ă‚Șバむ) , a Japanese word play that's a verb form of “Obama”, was picked up by James Fallows at the Atlantic [2] and is making its way across the blogosphere, although very few Japanese people actually seem to have heard of the word, as Daniel Krieger at cnngo [3] reports.