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8/4/2014

Every Japanese’s dream: Sleep, glorious SLEEP!

When you talking with a Japanese person for the first time, the standard conversational gambit is for you to be asked, “What is your hobby?” (Shumi wa nan desu ka? shumi wa nan desu ka?)
A good, standard conversational answer that many Japanese salarymen say is, “Sleep.”

How Long Is The Average Night’s Sleep Around The World?
HuffPo.com
big-sleep
via infogr.am

China had the most–more than nine hours of sleep.
Japan had the least–less than seven hours and 15 minutes of sleep.
I get at least 12 hours of cumulative naps every 24. zzzzzz….


A few of the many reports on the 3Yen about Japanese sleep deprivation include:

Posted by Taro in General, Society | 2 Comments »


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2 Responses to “Every Japanese’s dream: Sleep, glorious SLEEP!”

  1. tokyoform Says:

    Click to embiggen.
    Tokyo 2778
    tokyoform
    , on Flickr

  2. Den4 reporting Says:

    left_long quotebar 24x260px
    William S. Burroughs and the Dead-End Horror of the Centipede God
    via Boing Boing
    Pinned to his door, his suicide note read:
    said-openDo not disturb me. I want to sleep a long time.said-closed
    It was written, in an act of commendable aestheticism, in Mayan pictographs
    maya..

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