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Is English Logical?

Many Japanese believe that English language is much more logical than Japanese language. The reasons of it are following: * The wor...
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Feb 26, 2011 17:51
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I have registered premium account

I have registered premium account. Lang-8 functionality is good enough for me to enhance my English writing skill. The reasons why ...
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Feb 25, 2011 12:36
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The Best Way To Memorize Words

Do you memorize words of foreign language by using word book? I often do so, but I forget words soon every time. To make matters wo...
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Feb 24, 2011 12:47
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Meanings Of Dream

The word "dream" is wonder, I think. It have mainly two meanings. * experience during sleeping * "hope" or &qu...
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Feb 23, 2011 12:45
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Hard To Use Properly: more and -er

incorrect: He is more tall than she. correct: He is taller than she. ---- It's hard for me to use properly -er and more. ...
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Feb 21, 2011 12:57
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Curse Words Are So Easy To Remember

Curse words are hard to handle. Furthermore, one of problems about curse words is these are famous amoung non-native speakes. This ...
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Feb 20, 2011 19:50
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Curse Words(2)

note: This diary contains Japanese curse word. Handling curse words properly is very very difficult, especially for non-native Speak...
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Feb 19, 2011 14:13
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Curse Words

> "bullshit" is very strong (a curse word...) I was pointed out this at a comment of yesterday's diary. I first kne...
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Feb 16, 2011 12:44
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Voynich Manuscript : The Book Nobody Can Read

Voynich Manuscript is a mysterious handwritten book. Nobody knows the author. It contains many illustrations of plant, but most pla...
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Feb 15, 2011 13:29
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What Is Artichokey?

"Pumpernickel was one of those artichokey kind of word that only Pinch Face herself could spell." This is a sentence which I...
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Feb 14, 2011 12:46
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The Meaning Of "Don't you always?"

A(a waiter): Can I interest you in a dessert? B(a guest, with smiling face): Don't you always? This is a certain conversation o...
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Feb 12, 2011 23:45
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meaning of "bugging out"

"My eyes were bugging out then." I was reading an English paperback, and I came across the sentence like above. I didn...
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Feb 10, 2011 12:41
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Braces : Fictional Character Archetype(2)

I wonder that I read too much into. I have a feeling that I sometimes see following type of character in American fiction. The char...
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Feb 8, 2011 12:48
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Can't Speak English : Fictional Character Archetype

I have a feeling that I sometimes see characters who can't speak English on American fictional story. For example, there are two b...
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Feb 7, 2011 12:22
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Difference Between Home and House

http://lang-8.com/93397/journals/794356 ---- By the way, "did someone come home" can only mean a person in the family (or a p...
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Feb 4, 2011 20:09
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someone, somebody, anyone, anybody...

As I don't know the difference between "x-one" and "x-body", I will study. It seems that "x-body" is...
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Feb 4, 2011 12:47
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Are these expressions used in daily conversation?

"You are tired, aren't you?" "That man is his uncle, isn't he?" "She doesn't know the fact, does...
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Feb 3, 2011 12:59
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representation for time(for vs in)

"I wrote this book in three months." "I have lived in Tokyo for three months." Both "three month" mea...
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Feb 2, 2011 12:33 english