Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Study Abroad Japan: What are the most popular pet names in Japan ?



"Most people would assume that the words choco (chocolate), maron (chestnut) and momo (peach) are associated with cakes or ice cream. But actually, they are the three most popular names for pet dogs these days, according to a survey by Anicom, a major provider of health insurance for pet animals."

Source:Pet and company names change with the times
The Asahi Shimbun, Jan. 12(IHT/Asahi: January 16,2008)
http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200801160076.html


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