> But how many books do you know whose *title* is a
Putting emblem(s) as a part of title is not very rare, if not quite common,
in Japanese books.
Emblems have their own readings, (say `MI-MASU' [3 measure cups]), and
they form a part of the title with these readings. You cannot just skip
TOYOSHIMA,Masayuki / [log in to unmask]
Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo university of foreign studies, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 114-8580, JAPAN