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Autumn Has Come! With native lang

The days are getting short and the wind has gotten cooler, and finally autumn has come here in Japan. When I sit near the window, I can h...
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Sep 25, 2012 20:33
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Hugs With native lang

One of my Lang-8 friends mentioned before that Chinese people don't hug each other as a greeting. Traditionally, Japanese people don&...
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Sep 19, 2012 11:20
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Christopher Columbus With native lang

There are so many cities and places in the US and Canada that were named after Christopher Columbus who discovered America. Recently, I h...
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Sep 11, 2012 18:55
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Japanese English (和製英語) With native lang

Since English is not my mother tongue, there are still many English words that I can't tell their subtle nuances. To tell you the tru...
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Sep 6, 2012 00:01
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The Harvest Moon With native lang

When I was a kid, my mother used to make 月見団子, that is a kind of Japanese sweets in the middle of September. After dinner, my family and...
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Sep 2, 2012 22:28