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March 17, 2006

Japanese PM's English Warning

Japan's Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi warned an opposition member to "Use words that ordinary people can understand," He also asked "Who understands (English) words like 'compliance' and 'governance'?" Mr. Koizumi issued the warning in a recent parliamentary sitting in response to a question that contained many English financial terms which he felt that many members wouldn't be able to understand.
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