A Nintendo Museum, The Bionic Beat Goes On And Studying In The Toilet

It's true, studying in toilet is the best. Here's what we have taped on the door of our bathroom — poems from the hyakunin isshu. Kind of makes the toilet seem all the more literate.

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DISCUSSION

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Greg the Mad

*is tempted to translate them into english*

*resist*

These schools these days, when I was a kid I only had to memorise one poem:

"Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.

All the Kings Horses, all the Kings Man couldn't put Humpty together again."