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A Castle in Okinawa Burned Down #2029

Today, one of the world heritages in Japan, a castle in Okinawa called Shurijou burned down. I have never been to Okinawa and I wante...
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Oct 31, 2019 23:57 fact money feeling(s)
Satoko♡

Camping Car #2125 With native lang

I've been using my car for 13 years and 6 months. Whenever I go to garage to have my car checked, the staff always told me to buy...
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Oct 29, 2019 23:47 fact thought(s)
Satoko♡

The 31st of March in 2026 #2124 With native lang

I've been using a cell phone by NTT docomo, which is a Japanese telephone company, since 2009. Today, they announced that they wi...
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Oct 29, 2019 23:41 thought(s) fact
Satoko♡

CNN and BBC #2121

When I practice listening, I sometimes use YouTube video. I usually use news from CNN and BCC. Do anyone know any other news ch...
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Oct 27, 2019 22:01 fact YouTube
Satoko♡

Disease #2119

Another thing I found interesting in the book which I mentioned in my previous entry was that: Prefix "dis-" means "no...
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Oct 26, 2019 23:53 book fact
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People who tell lies without scruple(平気でうそをつく人たち) #2118

I finished a book titled "People who tell lies without scruple" or "People of the Lie: The Hope For Healing Human Evil&quo...
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Oct 26, 2019 23:48 fact book
Satoko♡

Exchange Rate #2117

Does anyone know how the exchange rate will be decided? When I visited the US last March, the exchange rate was 114 yen per 1 dolla...
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Oct 25, 2019 22:18 fact money
Satoko♡

Oysters and Persimmons #2114 With native lang

In Japanese, both oysters and persimmons are pronounced "kaki". I like autumn because both of "kaki" are in season...
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Oct 24, 2019 21:54 fact food
Satoko♡

Italian Restaurants #2110

When I was younger, I had never seen any Italian restaurants. However, when I moved to this area, I was surprised that there were man...
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Oct 22, 2019 23:43 fact food family
Satoko♡

Asked for a direction #2109 With native lang

On Thursday last week, I rode on my bicycle. When I was waiting for a traffic, a driver who was turning right at the intersection sud...
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Oct 21, 2019 23:52 fact
Satoko♡

I'll be back on Monday night #2106

I'll have to read many report during this weekend. So, I don't believe I can use Lang-8 until I finish checking them. Hav...
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Oct 18, 2019 20:34 fact
Satoko♡

What do you usually eat for breakfast? #2105

I usually eat Natto (fermented soybeans), fried egg, and rice for breakfast. I sometimes eat salad or pickles with them. I love m...
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Oct 17, 2019 22:24 fact food
Satoko♡

Smartphone #2102

I've been using a cell phone for more than a decade. So, I have never used a smartphone yet. I was wondering if you could t...
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Oct 16, 2019 21:15 fact
Satoko♡

8000 people would be killed #2099

On Friday, it was predicted that 8000 people would be killed if the timing of high tide and the 19th Typhoon hit Tokyo area happened at t...
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Oct 14, 2019 21:29 thought(s)
Satoko♡

The Sociopath Next Door #2098

During weekend, a big typhoon hit Japan, so I stayed at home and reading some books. One of the books I read was entitled "The S...
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Oct 14, 2019 19:51 fact book(s)
Satoko♡

Typhoon Hagibis #2095 With native lang

Super Typhoon called Hagibis (we call it typhoon the 19th) is now approaching to Japan. I received an email from Administrative offi...
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Oct 10, 2019 22:10 fact
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The Upside of Irrationality(不合理だからうまくいく)#2092

I finished reading a book titled, "THE UPSIDE OF IRRATIONALITY" by Dan Ariely. I also finished reading his book titled, &...
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Oct 9, 2019 23:39 fact book(s)
Satoko♡

Working hours as a risk factor for acute myocardial infarction in Japan #2090

Today, there was a workshop for workers not to work too long. The lecturer introduce an article titled "Working hours as a risk ...
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Oct 8, 2019 23:30 fact
Satoko♡

Yellow floweres #2087

I have a house plant for more than 10 years, and it bloomed only once a year during spring. However, it blooms again even though it&...
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Oct 6, 2019 23:46 fact plant
Satoko♡

Parasite #2086

I went shopping at supermarket this morning. I bought a raw saury, and before grilling it, I found an anisakis around its abdomen. ^^...
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Oct 6, 2019 23:05 fact