Mar 10, 2005

Kotowaza of the day: To DIY or not to DIY?


Mochi-wa mochiya

Meaning of Japanese:
If mochi is what you want, go to the mochi-maker

English equivalents:
There is mystery in the meanest trade
Every man to his trade
Find the right person for the job
Horses for courses


At 3/13/2005 4:52 AM, Blogger Safety Neal said...

I heard horses for courses for the first time the other day on a BBC radio broadcast. Do you know if that is that a British phrase? Or do I just not hang out with people interested in horse racing?

At 3/16/2005 4:16 AM, Blogger eBohn said...

Got me. This phrase and I are new acquaintances, too. Sounds British, doesn't it?


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