[non-sumo by now] RE: [sumo] Re: How to translate "no"
jeffand at regent.edu
Wed Oct 4 21:58:24 EDT 2006
> >In this scenario, how could one have known that Yuji didn't
> actually want
> >to go to the game? Is it just body language analysis, or would
> Yuji have
> >said something else other than 'hai' (or 'yes' if the
> conversation was in
> >English) if he _actually_ wanted to go to the game?
Actually, as I looked back on it (years later), I should have read
more into Yuji's yes. It was said flatly, no emotion, with Yuji
looking at the floor. Live and learn.
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