Translation to Japanese

442nd’s Motto “Go For Broke” in Japanese

I received an email from Chuck today asking about the Japanese translation of the 442nd’s motto “Go For Broke”. As most of you know the 442nd is an infantry regiment of overwhelmingly American soldiers of Japanese ancestry who fought in WWII while many of their families were in internment camps. To say the 442nd was… read more

Miyamoto Musashi’s Book of Five Rings Quote

Tracking down the original Japanese from an English version of a quote can be challenging. And sometimes it produces unexpected results. This week I was asked to do a quote attributed to Miyamoto Musashi as follows: “The warrior attitude is very simple. Focus your mind on your goal, constantly strive for perfection and don’t allow yourself to be… read more