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A Gaffer

I just learned from a Japanese football player who is playing in the premier league that head coaches of football teams in the U.K. are c...
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Sep 23, 2012 18:10
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What I Thought When a Printer Was Broken

The day before yesterday, when I turned a printer on, the screen of printer displayed this message, “A print head isn’t put in a printer....
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Sep 8, 2012 23:09
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Sneaky

In the middle of the night, while feeding my cat non-diet foods, I said to her, “Don’t tell Aunt A about it. It’s a secret only between u...
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Sep 5, 2012 02:02
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How To Say, "How Much Percentage~?"

Don’t be mad if I post more than three entries in a single day! I couldn’t get to sleep well last night and I was thinking about many th...
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Sep 3, 2012 21:35
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About “I’m Leaving”

One day when I was on my way to work, a drunken man talked to me in English suddenly. A drunken man: Hi, where are you going? Me: I...
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Sep 3, 2012 20:15
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Questions for a Hotel

I’m thinking about making a reservation to stay your hotel for two nights from December 13th. (Should I write, “I’m thinking about make ...
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Sep 3, 2012 19:49
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Distinguish Between "Some Reson" and "Some Reasons"

In the middle of last night, I was thinking about how to distinguish between “some reason” and “some reasons”. There is some reason wh...
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Sep 3, 2012 18:56
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A Chinese Man Corrected My Japanese

Years ago, my colleague who is (was?) Chinese asked me in Japanese, “お昼食べる? (Do you eat lunch?)” “食わない(Nah!),” I responded. And th...
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Sep 1, 2012 17:26
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There Is No Milk In My House

A short while ago I was making coffee and then remembered that we had run out of milk yesterday. I was the one who had thrown away the c...
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Aug 31, 2012 22:16
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A Question

Suddenly in the middle of the last night I wondered about whether “I don’t have a child” and “I don’t have any child” have completely the...
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Aug 31, 2012 22:00
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May Peace Prevail On Earth

This is a phrase written in the sticker on the backside of the car I drove ahead the other day. 先日私が運転していた前の車の後部に貼ってあったステッカーにこう書いてありました。
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Aug 30, 2012 20:06
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Cats’ Tongue Is Like a Grater

Or should I say, “Cats’ tongues are like a grater” instead? This is what I thought a little while ago when my cat was licking my palm.
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Aug 29, 2012 22:54
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A Call From an Internet Provider Company

“Are you in charge of an Internet environment in your house?” the lady in the company asked me on the phone. “Oh….No,” I said while th...
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Aug 29, 2012 21:36
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About a Friends’ Request マイフレンド申請について

To whom I sent friends’ requests before are: 私が過去にマイフレンド申請した人は 1. The people who had corrected my entries and their explanations were...
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Aug 26, 2012 21:13
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That’s Because I Was Born in Showa era 昭和生まれだから

My sister and I often use these expressions 昭和の人だから and 昭和生まれだから. 私と姉は「昭和の人だから」「昭和生まれだから」という表現をよく使います。 They mean that I’m the person...
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Aug 25, 2012 00:09
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Waiting for the Winds Blow 風が吹くのを待つ

It’s so hot and what’s worse than that is my body is sticky from sweating. 暑いです。更に最悪なことに汗で体がベトベトしています。 We have two air-conditioners i...
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Aug 24, 2012 20:29
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The Difference between “Nightmare” and “Bad dream” 「Nightmare」と「Bad dream」の違い

I don’t know the difference between “nightmare” and “bad dream”. 「Nightmare」と「Bad dream」の違いが分かりません。 I think that both expressions are...
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Aug 19, 2012 19:28
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A Dream Makes Me Write 夢が書かせる

I had a weird dream last night. 昨晩変な夢を見た。 I was standing in the front of the black board in a class room with some strangers. ある教室の黒...
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Aug 19, 2012 19:12
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About An Idiom ある慣用句について

Does “Could I trouble you for a glass of water?” make sense to you? “Could I trouble you for a glass of water?”という言い方は意味を成しますか? That’...
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Jul 27, 2012 20:10
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Pronunciation 発音

Does “Klux” sound like “class”? 「Klux」の発音は、「class」の発音と同じように聞こえますか? I heard someone say, “Have you ever been to a class meeting?” in a...
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Jul 23, 2012 22:09