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おやじギャグを活かせる職業 A Job in which One can Use their Boring Pun

It's to become a staff member of vocabularycartoons.com. Here is an example: AMBIANCE n. mood, feeling; general atmosphere ...
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Jan 31, 2015 12:12
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名犬ラッシー ~家路~  Lassie Come Home

I bought the DVD at only 290 yen, and I've just watched it. It was an amazing film made in America in 1943, although the place was...
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Jan 30, 2015 23:12
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JIM CARREY LIARLIAR

After having sex with his female boss, at the bed talk: Woman: Mmm...That was incredible. Was it good for you? Jim Carrey's role:...
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Jan 28, 2015 21:43
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血祭りにあげる

What does it mean? 1. To treat it as a bloody, violent event 2. To get excited 3. To give it to God as a human sacrifice 4. To do a...
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Jan 27, 2015 15:47
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What Exactly Did Jim Carrey Say?

This is the video of Jim Carrey accepting an award for "Liar Liar." I didn't understand what the one word he said at 0:3...
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Jan 25, 2015 13:19
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Well, why not kill two birds with one stone? (Part 2)

After my consideration failed in the previous entry, I was thinking about any possible scenario that can kill two birds with one stone. ...
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Jan 24, 2015 17:15
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Well, why not kill two birds with one stone?  

The same idiom exists in the Japanese language too. It's 一石二鳥. Maybe one language borrowed the expression from the other language, ...
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Jan 24, 2015 15:29
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I have just finished preparing tomorrow's business presentation.

It took me the whole day. I'm so happy now and I'm going to walk my dog, although it's late at night. See you! An day yo...
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Jan 21, 2015 22:22
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"Compromise" is a Word of Wisdom

I think "compromising" is a wise way of our living. So on Lang-8! I had better compromise with other corrections more or less....
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Jan 20, 2015 20:12
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Writing a long entry does not get proper corrections!

Today, I found out that writing a long entry is no good for getting proper corrections. On the contrary, a very short entry, I mean on...
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Jan 19, 2015 21:12
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Declaration of my Beloved Beagle's Safety

(This entry became too long. You don't have to correct all of the mistakes.) In my town, a municipal dirt wagon takes away my wast...
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Jan 18, 2015 13:17
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A Modern English Conversation Textbook Is So Modern!

There is a dialogue in a modern English conversation textbook. Do you know what part is the main phrase/idiom/expression that the writer...
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Jan 17, 2015 10:27
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settle up with (借金などを清算する)

A: Nuts, I forgot to bring any cash with me. Would you mind paying the bill and I'll settle up with you tomorrow? B: That's fi...
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Jan 17, 2015 07:20
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Riddle) There is a man who has more than ten tennis courts in his home, yet he is not rich at all.

Do you know who he is? Answer) A homeless guy who lives in a park that has more than ten tennis courts.
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Jan 16, 2015 22:40
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January 15 is the Anniversary of Nagisa Oshima's Death

Nagisa Oshima was a famous Japanese film directer. He died on January 15, 2013, which was two years ago. He directed a lot of famous f...
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Jan 16, 2015 22:04
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Vocabulary Regarding Newspaper

I already knew: headline (見出し), article (記事), editorial (社説), column (コラム、欄), front-page (第一面の), ad (広告) I didn't know...
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Jan 15, 2015 21:07
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Vicinity

There is a Japanese exclusive restaurant called 'ryotei' in the immediate vicinity of my office, I've never used it. There...
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Jan 15, 2015 19:07
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Are "Additional Fee" and "Extra Charge" Interchangeable?

I think these two expressions basically mean the same thing. However, I don't know whether the difference comes from AE/BE differenc...
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Jan 15, 2015 18:17
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Subjunctive Mode & Simple Hypothesis

仮定法と単純仮定 I could hear your whisper in ten miles away if I were a Spiderman (or 'Spiderperson' for those who are very keen to...
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Jan 10, 2015 10:29
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A Consideration That Might Be Politically Incorrect

(Caution) This entry might be politically incorrect. I don't recommend female members to read this entry. Only for men. At times m...
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Jan 9, 2015 18:29