On a trip to Tokyo last month, I came across an interesting word that I had never heard before. The word is “smork” and I saw it twice.
The first time was at a small bakery/cafe and the word “smork” was written on a sign taped to the table that my friend and I were sitting at.
The second instance of “smork” was found at a clothing store inside Shinjuku Station. In fact, the store is called “Smork by Language.”
I believe the only explanation for this is that the owners of the bakery have some sort of dispute with the clothing store owners. Anyone have any other guesses? 😉