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Which sounds cooler?

Leia: I love you. Han: I know. Alysia: I love you. Napier: I didn't ask. Which do you prefer? The first dialog is from Sta...
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May 22, 2015 08:07
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On my way to the company I met Michael Jackson's by chance With native lang

This morning while walking on my way to the company I work for,, I happened to hear a very high tone and sharp cry of a bird above my hea...
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May 20, 2015 12:22
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The direct translation from Japanese dialog. Can you make it out?

"It's early now!" ....1 "As it is so!".........2 (hint) 1. お早うございます。 2.左様なら。 (Answer) 1. Good morn...
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May 19, 2015 14:49
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I want you to comment on this!

I'm teaching English to my daughter. This is from her English textbook. ............................................... Two snak...
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May 19, 2015 14:38
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A Reading Aloud Exercise (The Chase by Sidney Sheldon)

Hi, This is the third time to provide you with my voice mail, reading aloud a novel. This is from The Chase by Sidney Sheldon. ht...
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May 16, 2015 20:10
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"The New York Times has received more than ninety Pulitz Surprises." &しゃらくせえ!

The meaning/interpretation of the sentence: Pulitz is a naughty boy and he has surprised the New York Times more than 90 times by provid...
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May 10, 2015 00:07
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Chapter 7 (2)

bewilder (人、動物を)うろさえさせる、当惑させる、まごつかせる If something bewilders you, it is so confusing or difficult that you cannot understand it. baffle,...
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May 1, 2015 17:59
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NEW SPEED RECORD

Train engineers in Japan have broken their own world record for speed. They say their bullet train exceeded 600 kilometers per hour, usin...
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May 1, 2015 12:40
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Chapter Seven

Words I'm not familiar with crouch しゃがむ If you are crouching, your legs are bent under you so that you are close to the ground an...
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Apr 30, 2015 23:22
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The Chase --Prologue--

This is a memo of words which I didn't know. No corrections needed. Thanks. conglomerate :複合企業(体) (business) a large company f...
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Apr 30, 2015 21:54
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What happens when I drop an ant? (Physics, Oxford)

I'll try to answer a unique entrance exam question. Well, when I drop my aunt, I will be in jail. (This is a silly joke.) The...
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Apr 30, 2015 10:20
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I'm practicing Karaoke: Let Me Hear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyVVG7KByjg I love this song and anime. However, it's very tough for me to pronounce the lyrics...
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Apr 27, 2015 20:19
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Dog Ball Z & Avengers

I introduced to you a dog that had lost his two balls in another entry two years ago. http://lang-8.com/327490/journals/1369983 The b...
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Apr 26, 2015 20:12
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I'm reading/listen to "American Accent Training" by Barron's With native lang

I'm reading/listen to "American Accent Training" by Barron's. In that book, a joke was introduced to me. .............
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Apr 24, 2015 18:05
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The optician is apt to opt the optic lens options, that'll make me penniless.

My glasses are so expensive! By the way, I confused 'apt' from 'opt' and I think the noun of 'opt' would be &#...
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Apr 20, 2015 18:43
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What do you call that extraordinary dangerous family? With native lang

What do you call that extraordinary dangerous family? The family is so dangerous and the North Korea has been trying to create such a ...
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Apr 20, 2015 09:52
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Those who drew black lots are exempted from serving.

Those who drew black lots are exempted from serving. くじで黒を引いた人は兵役を免除されます Military officials in Thailand are calling up new conscri...
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Apr 20, 2015 09:43
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They think passing the first grade in the STEP English proficiency exam is the way to become cosmopolitan. With native lang

"They think passing the first grade in the STEP English proficiency exam is the way to become cosmopolitan." (STEP stands for ...
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Apr 19, 2015 12:10
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ボクシングの国際タイトルマッチを見ていて僕は日本人じゃない方を応援してしまった!

 一昨日だったか、たまたまボクシングを見た。日本人のチャンピオンの7回目か8回目の防衛線だった。チャンピオンはちょっとイチローに似た感じのストイックなナイスガイだった。挑戦者はたしかベネズエラか何処かの出身で身長が10cmほど低かった。チャンピオンはKO勝ちすることが多い「...
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Apr 18, 2015 13:54
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was politically incorrect.

My daughter and I read "The Speckled Band" in the Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle. He (and people in his age) s...
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Apr 17, 2015 15:59