from a Memphian abroad: T-SHIRTS IN JAPAN 

from a Memphian abroad: T-SHIRTS IN JAPAN

OSAKA - If you need further evidence to show what a small villiage the entire world is becoming, this should suffice. In recent months, I have spotted the following T-shirt slogans here in the Kansai region of Japan, worn by young Japanese citizens. And folks, I couldn't make this up....Used clothing from the USA and other western countries is a fairly hot commodity over here....

STATE FARM INSURANCE

OLIVE BRANCH, MS

LEE SURRENDERED - I DIDN'T (with a confederate battle flag)

MY TWO BEST FRIENDS ARE CHARLIE AND JACK (with a confederate battle flag)

DICK HACKETT-BEFORE HE DICKS YOU

(Mark Davis, who grew up in Raleigh and attended the University of Memphis, now teaches English in Osaka, Japan.)

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