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Japanese DVD distributor reckons Ricky Gervais is a total wranker

Office co-creator and Herculean foulmouth Ricky Gervais is many things, but I never knew he was such a wranker. That’s according to this Japanese-language flyer I spotted the other day promoting the DVD release of the original Office series here.

The accompanying boxout gives a handy etymological explanation of the word the local distributor meant to use but obviously couldn’t be bothered to check. For instance, did you know that the word can also be used as a rather unpleasant epithet, rather than just in its literal sense? Well I never…

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