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fast-food restaurant chain throughout the world; recognized by golden arches. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
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Rephonalization (pronouncing English with a Japanese accent, according to Japanese syllabary): earth becomes aasu, headphone becomes heddohon, manager becomes maNEjya, McDonald's becomes makudoNARUdo, radio becomes ratio, and ticket becomes chiketto.
"The difference at Makudonarudo Books on Japan: An empire in crisis?" Sarah Benton (Libros).
The foreign cultural invasion that influences Japanese youth ranges from punk rock music to Big Macs (although some consumers, amazingly, don't know that "Makudonarudo" isn't a Japanese corporation or product).