Coming up to Christmas we get a lot of post. The Japanese postal service and the various couriers that are used are impressive. I have received many parcels addressed incorrectly in English. Sometimes these find their way here because the couriers ring the apartment in advance to check the address. Lately we have received quite a few parcels with the wrong apartment number, and they usually work that out without asking. My favourite though was a parcel addressed to:
Which is the strangest spelling I’ve seen yet of Minami-senju.