Pop Quiz Hot Shot!
Sure 2009 is almost here, but what is the next animal in the Chinese Zodiac?
The Year of the Stitch?? Wrong!!
The Year of the Hello Kitty?? Wrong again!!!
The Year of the Bugs? Wrong again … again!!
Three strikes for you Hot Shot!!
I’ll narrow it down for you.
That’s right Hot Shot! It’s going to be … The Year of the …
COW!!!!!!!! COW!!!!!!! COW!!!!!!!! COW!!!!!!!!! COW!!!!!!!!
note: in Japan it’s called the “Year of the Cow” not the “Year of the Ox“. All the merchandise is ready for January 1st!! It makes life so much easier.
double note: in Japan people send New Year’s postcards. The Post Office keeps the cards and waits until January 1st to deliver them all!! How cool is that? mildly cool I guess.
triple note: on January 1st in Japan, the “National 3 Legged Race” championships are televised. All the best Junior High School teams compete to be #1! Not just 2 people with their legs tied together, but 20 or so people. (seriously) It does look pretty cool!
quadruple note: if you hover the cursor over the pictures, there is a little caption. That takes time you know! … just saying.