Salaryman Senryu

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Apr 30, 2012 19:47
A Japanese life insurance company held annual contest of Senryu that is short and witty Japanese poem.
They announced the top ten of the entrees for this year contest.
I introduce three of them.
宝くじ、当たれば辞めるが、合言葉
“Lottery, if I won it, I would leave, it’s the watchword in our office. “
Meaning, Japanese employees are losing loyalty for their company.
女子会と、聴いて覗けば、60代
“Girl’s party, when I went to see it, they were women in their 60s.”
Meaning, Japanese old women are more active than before. They think they are still young.
最近は、忘れるよりも、覚えない
“Recently, my trouble is not forgetting, but memorizing.”
Meaning, people can't forget what they don't memorize.
http://event.dai-ichi-life.co.jp/company/senryu/25th/best_10.html’t forget things that they don’t memorize.

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