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SMAPが解散したいといってるのだから、解散させときゃいいじゃん。いらんことすんな。紅白に出すな!署名あつめるな!個別に活動させときゃいいじゃん。

The members of SMAP hate each other, and they do not want to work together any more. So they decided to disband. Others should not sa...
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Dec 3, 2016 11:57
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I ran an official 10 kilometer marathon race for the first time.

The record was 1 hour 5 minutes 31 seconds. Not bad for me.
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Nov 27, 2016 14:37
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I'm rather depressed these days. But I'm okay.

In order to win the marathon record of mine last year, I tried hard to lose weight, to run faster, but I've failed for now. Recent...
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Nov 26, 2016 13:01
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Wanna Be a Rugger --Do You Like Black or Blue?--

I want to be a strong rugger player and gain at least 100 pounds, before I move to the US and participate in that Black Friday's figh...
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Nov 26, 2016 10:00
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Yesterday was quite successful, but today...

Last night, I went to the gym without having cash with me. It was very successful. Successful indeed. I didn't even think of droppi...
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Nov 23, 2016 21:23
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Alcoholic Temptation : Too Strong to Regist

Last night, I went to the gym. It took me twenty minutes by bicycle. I brought a swimming wear and a swimming cap but I forgot to bring ...
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Nov 21, 2016 11:37
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A Big Rival/Competitor for Marathon

These days I've gotten a big rival or competitor for Marathon. He is younger than me by one year and he is five or six kilograms lig...
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Nov 19, 2016 14:31
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Okinawa will have become typical Japan in two or three years.

In one of my previous entries, I mentioned that Okinawa has become a part of Japan except with no Seven-Eleven. http://lang-8.com/327490...
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Nov 18, 2016 16:48
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I have a pie. I have an apple. Wou!, an apple pie.

I have a pie. I have an apple. Wou!, an apple pie. I have an apple. I have a pie. Wou!, a pineapple. An apple pie, a pineapple, Wou!,...
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Nov 16, 2016 08:36
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We used to have fourteen-pine-tree birds or ten-sister birds. 昔は十四松か十姉妹を飼っていたものだった。The comparison to have birds and a dog. 十姉妹を飼うのとモカを飼うのはどちらが簡単か? With native lang

When I was young, my family wasn't able to afford a dog. But we had jyushimatsu, whose correct spelling was ”ten sisters" (十姉妹)...
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Nov 14, 2016 13:53
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I realised that Okinawa has become a part of Japan, except no Seven-Eleven. With native lang

http://lang-8.com/327490/journals/33422424141648697615602952507731414122 I thought strongly that Okinawa's culture was different f...
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Nov 13, 2016 09:38
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"Make America White Again!": Welcome, President Trump!

I haven't seen such a title on Lang-8 yet. It (=not having seen yet) is somehow funny because major Americans chose Trump at the elec...
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Nov 11, 2016 18:16
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Honne and tatemae (本音と建前)is a human nature.

It is often said that foreign people are often confused by a Japanese people's attitude called honne-to-tatemae. However, when the...
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Nov 11, 2016 08:59
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He said that the election system was wrong.

Before the election, he said that the election system was wrong and unfair. After the election, everybody but him says that the election...
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Nov 9, 2016 12:47
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Do you know what Washington D.C. stands for?

It's Washington, (the) District of Columbia, and Columbia came from Columbus, who was a Spanish explorer and found the American Conti...
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Nov 4, 2016 20:17
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The most famous and memorable English phrase to me.

I my me mine! Followed by: You your you yours! He his him his! She her her hers!
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Nov 4, 2016 15:55
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My pet peeve right now is the expression, "pet peeve!"

What on earth does it mean by "pet peeve"? What does the "pet" means? Where did that expression come from?
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Nov 2, 2016 18:57
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I thought of the opposite when I heard, "I don't care for fish." With native lang

I thought that "I don't care" equalled "I don't mind." "Do you like fish?" "I don't ca...
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Nov 2, 2016 17:56
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Which is correct?

The students kept closed the book. The students kept the book closed. Did you hear the patient crying for help? Did you hear the pat...
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Oct 31, 2016 22:22
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近所のぼったくりオヤジ The ripping-off guy in my neighborhood With native lang

The other day, the derailleur of my bike broke. I went to a bicycle shop in my neighborhood and asked the store owner, who was well known...
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Oct 26, 2016 13:17