Japanese press on the Ady Gil

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I picked up an evening paper today in Japan and this is what I saw:

Gotcha! It's Za San wot won it!

The big headline in the middle is the Japanese transliteration of gotcha. Subheading inspired by Kill an Argie, Win a Mini Metro.

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  1. Nick Ramsay said,
    January 7, 2010 @ 23:22

    LOL, very clever! Interesting reading the back story to the original “Gotcha!” It seems only early editions of that day’s paper were published with that headline before the paper found out that over a thousand (later revised to around 300) Argie sailors drowned and it wasn’t so appropriate. In the case of the Ady Gil, none of them drowned so we can laugh at them as much as we like. :-D

  2. overoften said,
    January 11, 2010 @ 20:48

    You bad man, Ken. Well done. :)

  3. bombedthejaps said,
    July 24, 2010 @ 18:35

    What goes around comes around. You think were scared of you. You think we are sorry for nuking your ancestors think again. Your messing with a whole new generation and we don’t like you. Just wait and see what happens those sea shepherds gona rip a new one. And so are the americans here at home to all your tourists.

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