We had some great questions in 2012! Here is another unreleased Ask-a-Teacher from waaaay back!
Q1. My Japanese friend told me a joke. What does なんでやねん mean?
Q2. Are 東北 (TOUHOKU) and 北東 (HOKUTOU) the same thing?
Q3. What does なんだ mean?
Q4. How can you know when someone is speaking a dialect?
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Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka