n.— «“Whah? The dinner was biking?” We were obviously confused. “Yes, biking style.” And it is here that we must explain, dear reader, one of the many things which makes communication with the Japanese difficult. Much like the constant confusion between “l” and “r”, there is often no difference between “v” and “b” to the Japanese. So we slowly came to realize that a buffet dinner is considered to be a meal eaten “viking” style.» —“Fireflies and Such II” by Bill Edwards A Visit With Bill , 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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