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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-12-04 07:10 PM
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2. Okinawa is one of the poorest parts of Japan
and many Okinawans feel themselves to be ethnically distinct from the Japanese. Their languages, while clearly related to Japanese, are often unintelligible to speakers of the standard language.

They may resent the Japanese government for letting them be imposed upon as much as they resent the Americans.
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