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Reso'cha - JAL?

Sat Nov 08, 2003 8:12 am



What does Reso'cha mean on JAL's special livery? I have seen many pictures and even have the model airplane, but still cant figure out what it represents. Anyone know? Thanks a lot..


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RE: Reso'cha - JAL?

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:05 am

I think it's a play on words of sorts- these aircraft fly to JAL's resort destinations. Before Reso'cha was adapted, aircraft had a similar livery with "Super Resort Express" titles.
 
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RE: Reso'cha - JAL?

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:30 am

Yes, a play on words. I heard that it means "Resort Charter".

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RE: Reso'cha - JAL?

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:36 am

It's actually Klingon for "gullible."  Big grin
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RE: Reso'cha - JAL?

Sat Nov 08, 2003 11:17 am

Japanese like to shorten words whenever possible so: Reso is Resort, just without the (rt). And Cha is Charter, just without the (rter).
http://www.resocha.jal.co.jp/

This is another good example of Japanese shortening words:
All Nippon Airways - ANA. Japanese name is Zen Nippon Kuyu. But people in Japan calls ANA - Zeniku. The first two letters are taken from each word to create Zeniku, so everyone in Japan calls ANA zeniku, not Zen Nippon Kuyu.

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