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"We love work made manifesto"

I happened to see the weird sentence written on a small truck. Do you understand what that means? " 'We love working' ...
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Dec 21, 2014 17:00
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I'm very happy and busy preparing for the world trip.

Recently, I have been very happy and busy preparing for the voyage (or might I say "flight"?) around the world. There are on...
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Dec 21, 2014 10:58
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Writing Something Precisely

Mission: Write something precisely! My try: "The precise hit that enables to destruct the Death Star is only two meter's wid...
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Dec 20, 2014 12:56
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What's the Knack to getting Corrected on Lang-8?

(If Desperate Beagle were Dr. Hannibal Lecter...) "I'd like to ask to you if I'm allowed, Dr. Lecter. What's the knac...
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Dec 19, 2014 21:26
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Peter Pan Syndrome: Puer aeternus

When I write entries on Lang-8, I sometimes wonder that I'm suffering from Peter Pan Syndrome, or Puer aetenus (eternal boy) because ...
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Dec 18, 2014 23:10
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Causality

Smoking and cancer have a strong causality. Smoking is a cause of lung cancer. Smoking is a factor that develops lung cancer. Smoking ...
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Dec 17, 2014 19:56
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It was cold and snowy this morning.

I said that yesterday morning was (relatively) warm and rainy. I didn't know the precise reason why. It was very cold and snowy t...
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Dec 17, 2014 07:54
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This morning was rainy and warm.

It had been very cold these couple of weeks in Japan until this morning, when I found it rainy and warm. No wonder. If it was still co...
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Dec 16, 2014 16:36
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DUO's example sentences are so funny!

"Some abstract paintings are displayed upside down by mistake." "So what? It makes no difference to me." "...
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Dec 15, 2014 20:28
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'Permanent' and 'Parliament' are Different.

I read 'DUO select,' an English word builder. "A bomb exploded in the parliament building. Fortunately, no one was injure...
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Dec 15, 2014 15:33
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"This is a five rupee note."

I was teaching my daughter English yesterday. Her textbook's topic was about India. "This is a five rupee note." "...
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Dec 15, 2014 12:34
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"Hostility" a difficult English word for me to remember

I'm weak at remembering "hostility," and I often confuse it as an opposite meaning. I don't mean that it is because ...
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Dec 14, 2014 11:45
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Verbs that have the meaning of "to become" and their nuance

This is a translation of a grammatical explanation from "DUO select." Verbs that have the meaning of "to become" a...
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Dec 14, 2014 11:35
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フレディーもしくは三教街

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lvg_zU2Q9_M Freddy, do you remember that it was Hankou where I met you for the first time? You made ...
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Dec 14, 2014 00:31
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Japanologic Forum Is Finally Closed! With native lang

Today, I found that "Japanlogic Forum" was finally closed. It was a forum related to the Japanese culture, language, songs, tr...
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Dec 12, 2014 21:26
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A straightforward entry written by a Chinese person With native lang

"Lowly Japanese killed Nanjing people. 1,000,000,000 Nanjing people died. Lowly Japanese must apologize." This is their first...
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Dec 11, 2014 21:21
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Desperate Beagle Chronicle With native lang

By the year 2020, I've become quite popular among American people. Actually it's too popular. When I reached JFK airport in Ap...
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Dec 11, 2014 13:23
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Yesterday's Yahoo Japan News told that the US opened the evidence of tortures, but the article is missing now.

Yesterday, I found two interesting news. One is Dr. Hawking warned that the AI will become the threat for mankind. I wrote about it yes...
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Dec 10, 2014 20:45
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ホーキング博士は意外とお茶目ちゃんかもしれない Dr. Hawking may not have common sense.

Dr. Hawking just warned that the development of the perfect AI will bring about human extinction. "The Terminator" "2001...
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Dec 9, 2014 18:06
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"From a humble background, John achieved worldwide fame."

This is from DUO 3.0, an English word builder book written by a Japanese. There are 560 example sentences, which include 7866 words and ...
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Dec 8, 2014 13:02