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Summer Parasol

It has been really hot and humid. 暑くて湿気の多い毎日が続いています。 I wonder when it will get cooler. いつになったら、涼しくなるのかな? During this season, parasols...
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Aug 31, 2010 15:31
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Shoe Fitting

I dropped by a shoe shop next to the library where I went yesterday. 昨日図書館に行ったあと、その隣の靴専門店にも寄ってみました。 I have a very difficult time findin...
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Aug 29, 2010 11:31
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Fureai Nihongo

Today was another hot day. こちらは相変わらず暑いです。 I went to the library and borrowed two books. 今日は、図書館に行って、2冊本を借りてきました。 One of them is a tex...
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Aug 28, 2010 19:46
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Hot and Spicy

I like hot and spicy things. 私は辛いものが好きです。 There is a wide variety of spicy snacks, but most of them are just a bit spicy but not painfu...
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Aug 27, 2010 10:45
mia

CD

Sales of CDs have fallen by the growth in digital downloads. 音楽ダウンロードの普及で、CDの売り上げが落ちていますね。 In Japan, one of the largest CD retail chain...
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Aug 26, 2010 11:54
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Relative Clause (who)

Today's weather is lovely with a nice breeze. I'm just studying relative clauses.(a relative clause?) However, to be honest, ...
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Aug 25, 2010 10:35
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Homemade Umeboshi

I like umeboshi, which is dried pickled plum, I usually buy them but this time I decided to try to make them. Umeboshi are usually eaten ...
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Aug 24, 2010 11:53
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Lucky Number?

I often see the number 444.(私はよく444という番号を目にします。) This number appears on the clock, receipts, e-mails and everywhere.(時計やレシート、メールなど、あらゆ...
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Aug 22, 2010 14:23
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Kanji of the year

In Japan, "the Kanji of the year" is announced every December.(日本では「今年の漢字」というものが毎年12月に発表されます。) It's the event that one Kan...
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Aug 20, 2010 15:36
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Scary...

My mind is in a haze today.(なんだか今日は頭がボーっとします。) I may be getting a cold. That's because I have a slight cough. I'm trying to g...
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Aug 18, 2010 18:49
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PETS

The picture above is a cat, Mimi-chan. I'd like to say she is my pet, but my neighbors cat.(うちの猫です。と言いたいところですが、近所の猫ちゃんです。) Her owne...
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Aug 17, 2010 13:05
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fufufu

It's another hot day. This heat makes me lose my appetite.:'( It has been more than a month since I started Lang-8. I don...
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Aug 16, 2010 19:35
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I'll take a rain check?

It's hot and humid today.:'( I heard on TV or somewhere that the phrase "I'll take a rain check" is used to refu...
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Aug 15, 2010 18:38
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Arashi=Storm?

Do you know Arashi? I am a big fan of Arashi. Arashi is a five-member popular bands. They appear on music shows as well as in dramas a...
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Aug 14, 2010 23:36
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Ultimate Choice(究極の選択)

"Kyukyoku no sentaku" which means "Ultimate choice" became popular in the past. 補足(「究極の選択」(Ultimate choice)というのが昔、一時...
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Aug 14, 2010 14:39
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What I Need Today

It comes the first spots of rain. The rain seems to get heavy. I'm wondering what I should write today. I had a sore throat an...
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Aug 12, 2010 09:53
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Giant Robot

Recently, a giant robot has been on display in my city. This is a life size Gundam robot, which is 18 meters (59 feet) high. Gundam i...
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Aug 11, 2010 15:29
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Dream in ...

It's fine now, but it's going to rain this afternoon, according to the forecast. I dream in color every night. I thought we a...
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Aug 10, 2010 11:22
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How to use "if"

Today I made up some sentences using "if". Could you correct me, if you find any grammatical mistakes? If we had a large ga...
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Aug 9, 2010 18:41
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Weekend

Today is cloudy, partly sunny. Yesterday night I went out to dinner with my friend. Every place was crowded for the weekend, and we ...
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Aug 8, 2010 15:41