On-nomi (オン飲み) is the new Japanese term for drinking online

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/03/13/on-nomi.html

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6 AM in San Diego, did someone say “drinking game”…

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Coincidentally, om-nom-nom is the new Canadian term for getting together for lunch online.

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The reliability of the Zoom teleconferencing app is making it suddenly ubiquitous in the news.

I wonder if, like me, they frequently curse its existence. “Reliability”, pshaw.

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The future has arrived and its-s-s-s-s-s-s-s glorious!

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It’s like a watch party, except it’s a scotch party!

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You Don’t No Mi!

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Happy Mutants have been ahead of this curve for years.

Drink, More Wine - Cersei, Game of Thrones

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I’m drinking online now!

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Klaus Nomi!

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What do you call that feeling when you want to get drunk in your underwear, but not at home?

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The weekend?

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Liable to cause a breach of the Queen’s peace.

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There are queens involved? Definitely sounds like fun now!

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The last new Japanese slang about consumption I learned about was 便所飯. This new one’s a lot more cheerful.

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The Max Headroom show was actually pretty great but it oddly became completely overshadowed by the Max Headroom phenomenom.

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Cookie Monster begs to differ.

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That one is a hoot if you switch Google Translate from Japanese to Chinese.

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Don’t they both mean “toilet meal”?

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