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Old 2006-11-13, 19:55   Link #109
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Join Date: Nov 2003
Age: 38
Originally Posted by mit7059 View Post
Adding soy sauce to your rice sometimes is considered an insult to the person who made it, something like, "your rice isn't good enough on its own so I have to add soy sauce to make it taste good."
Besides, why the hell would anyone want to pour soy sauce onto rice? I would think it would get too salty, ruining the umami of the rice!!

Overheard conversation at the American embassy in Akasaka:
We Americans have poor receptive palates. Why do you think we pour ketchup onto everything?
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