May
05
2010

耳胼胝

みみたこ [mimi tako] – Short for 耳に胼胝ができる=  “to get calluses in one’s ears”, this word is useful when you’ve been told something too many times, and are getting sick of hearing it.

胼胝 is usually not written in kanji, but it’s important to remember that this たこ is different from 蛸 (たこ : octopus)

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