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Originally Posted by Naomilla2.0 View Post

like many buildings in the west that omits the 13th floor designation and skips to 14, hospitals in Japan designates 4th floor as the 5th floor since 4 and death in the Japanese language are homophones.
Hmmm...I did not know that. Nice work, consider me edified
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^Actually, there is slight different sound but for someone speaks in foreign language it just sound the same.

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Ah yes
"all geriatrics to the death floor please"
sounds about right
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