I have been to Washington many times for attendind international conferences, negotiations and so on. One day I visited there for doing negotiation of fairly serious matters. The first negotiation day, our talks started at 9:00 a.m. and finished at 6:00 p.m. On the next day it was from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. On the third day it was from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. And that it was so-called working-lunch, which means that we took the dry sandwiches, placed at the end of the negotiation table and to sniffle so-called the American coffee like muddy water. However, possibly this might be their aim to do so. In New York, I have not done so much serious jobs. However, in a meaning called international experience, it is a really interesting place. At a certain time, I called upon the securities firm of Wall Street. I exchanged information about an international economy situation. Then I noticed that the person, who was hearing our conversation silently by the side, was moving his lip. I was wondering what he was doing. After the moment it was his turn to talk to me. I was surprised to hear his first word. He fluently spoke to me with my sir name, "Mr.Yama ..". I found that he was practicing the pronunciation of my sir name.

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