(updated 18 Sep 03)  

Top Ten English Language Phrases Seattle Mariner's Ichiro Suzuki Has Learned Since Coming to the USA
(Suggested by Skibip@aol.com)

10. Baseball's been very very good to me. (FreeLooseDirt@yahoo.com; gquintero@aol.com)

9. Show me the money. (NITRAMXXX@AOL.COM; rampage1984@msn.com)

8. Kurt Cobain was a genius. (He's heard this at least 100 times since moving to Seattle.) (joseph.blevins@verizon.net)

7. Can you hear me now? Good! (laugh@starpower.net; DesyHand@aol.com)

6. I never inhaled. (seeker@vcoms.net)

5. I'd like a Double Grande Nonfat Latte with 1 pump vanilla, 1 pump almond, no foam and an extra cup. (SNaash@aol.com)

4. Hasta la vista, baby. (junkmailmagnet42@aol.com; chharget@aol.com)

3. Bling bling. (junkmailmagnet42@aol.com; JayHawkWDS@aol.com)

2. Dude, where's my car? (Sugarbaybee69@aol.com)

Hmmmm...sounds like this is the only thing he ever uttered that was original...or is it?...

1. Nice to meet you, Miss, my name is Kobe Bryant. Come on in. (lexkase@san.rr.com)