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Is There a Little Truth in Every Joke? With native lang

The day before yesterday, I posted an article about "Group activities" that is one of Japanese characteristics. That topic remi...
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Nov 27, 2013 20:14
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Is There Nothing to Be Afraid of If Everyone Jaywalks On A Red Light? With native lang

Generally speaking, Japanese people like group activities. Many of them go abroad in large groups. A group of company employees go to a r...
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Nov 25, 2013 11:29
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Driving a Kawaii Car with Stars in My Eyes With native lang

Nowadays, the term "Kawaii" is frequently used by a wide age range of Japanese women. It is a synonym of pretty, lovely, sweet,...
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Nov 20, 2013 23:30
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Excessive Announcements May Spoil the Passengers' Moods With native lang

Whenever you get on a train or a subway in Japan, you probably hear following announcements. "We will soon arrive at 〜." "...
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Nov 18, 2013 22:02
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Watching Clouds May Increase Your Right Brain Activity With native lang

I like seeing clouds. Especially, it's fun to see weird shaped clouds that look like animals or people. When I saw Angel's ladder...
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Nov 15, 2013 17:07
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You Shouldn't Ask A Woman's Age Without A Good Reason With native lang

I traveled to Korea last week and I had an opportunity to talk with a male foreign traveler on a bus. We enjoyed having a casual conversa...
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Nov 11, 2013 17:37
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Enjoying Time with Friends Helps One Adjust to New Surroundings With native lang

A friend of mine, who stayed in the US for two years, told me about his difficulties when he went to America for the first time. He arriv...
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Nov 1, 2013 17:08