Words Learned Today

good morning = oh-hi-oh
goog night = ill-in-ois (only kidding)

good morning (more formal) = oh-hi-oh asa
daddy = baba
mommy = mama (what else?)
I like Tokyo = Tokyo suki desu
six = roku
seven = shichi
eight = hachi
where? = doko?

mikoshi = a palanquin or portable shrine (outside Tsukiji, we saw one on the back of a truck, on its way toward the Ginza; it went by too fast to snap a photo but I can report that it filled the back of a pickup truck and it was covered in gold, the brightest thing on the street)

niboshi = tiny dried sardines like the ones I sprinkled over my rice porridge