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Fun / foon Tokyo
Monday, April 19, 2004
Let's FILTH!
Topic: Japanese life
Daily Life in Japanese High Schools.
ERIC Digest.
At the end of the academic day, all students participate in "o soji," the cleaning of the school. They sweep the classrooms and the hallways, empty trash cans, clean restrooms, clean chalkboards and chalk erasers, and pick up trash from the school grounds. After o soji, school is dismissed and most students disperse to different parts of the school for club meetings.

COMMENT: "O-sogi"? Just say no.
That is, Just-say-no to the total FILTH of Japanese schools. The students pretend to clean and the teachers pretend to not notice. The older the students, the worse it gets. By the time of public university, you need to wear a bio-hazard suit to teach. (Smaller rural schools although sadly lacking in paint like all Japanese schools are cleaner because the moms pitch in to make cleaning days worthwhile.)


Posted by trek/taro at 11:44 AM KDT
Updated: Monday, April 19, 2004 3:19 PM KDT
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Monday, April 19, 2004 - 3:31 PM KDT

Name: Marked Trail

YEH! The concept of re-painting, using floor wax, applying disinflectants, etc is far beyond ability of the Japanese brain.

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