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IS JAPANESE/ENGLISH LESS COMPREHENSIBLE THAN ENGLISH/JAPANESE?

Anyone who has struggled to comprehend the instruction manual that came with their shiny new camera or video recorder will realise instantly that any criticism of that passage from GEC Avionics’ manual – the position where it was is the position where it isn’t and so forth (CI No 696) is way out of order, and that the passage was simply a brilliantly-constructed piece of instructional prose created for translation into Japanese.

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