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@ Hey, Japan! It's Alright to Argue, It's not an Actual Fight! はっきりと意見を発言してもいいんですよ!

Today, I came across some discussions among Japanese university professors and human relationship specialists about Japanese people's...
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Sep 30, 2010 16:44
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@ @ I'm a bit Odd, aren't I?  私って ちょっと変?

Today, I received a message about my voice blog in English from one of my Lang-8 friends. The message was funny and it cracked me up...
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Sep 29, 2010 18:34
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@ How to Increase Your Vocabularly どうやって、語彙をふやしていますか?

I feel comfortable being here on Lang-8. I know why. People here are all interested in languages, and I've found out how ...
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Sep 28, 2010 22:23
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Being a Good Listener is not Good Sometimes.. 聞き上手の弊害

As far as someone's personality is concerned, it's two sides of the same coin. This idea crossed my mind this evening ju...
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Sep 27, 2010 23:26
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@ Lots of Thanks from me. 感謝しています

♥ My dear friends! I would like to say "Thank you!" to people who have made an effort to correct my mistakes. W...
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Sep 26, 2010 09:45
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I Should be a Chatterbox Sometimes! もっと、おしゃべりにならないと!

I don't know if it's because of the recession related problem or my insensible change in personality, I feel I've been gett...
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Sep 25, 2010 18:13
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I would Love to Improve My Pronunciation and Accent!  発音と アクセントがもっと、上手になりたい~~~

Hi everyone, how are you doing today? Today, I took the courage to put my voice recording in English here. When I wrote abo...
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Sep 24, 2010 22:55
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@ I love the Japanese Proverb Most, "Saru mo Ki kara Ochiru" さるも木から落ちるんです

Have you heard the Japanese proverb "saru mo ki kara ochiru"? It's my favorite! Although there are lots of Japa...
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Sep 23, 2010 22:53
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So Many Women's Universities in Japan 日本には、どうして 女子大が 多いのでしょうか?

Do you have lots of "women's universities" in your country?  There are still over 70 women's universities ...
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Sep 22, 2010 23:59
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@ Is Japanese Smile Mysterious?  日本人の笑いは 不可解?

I've found a minor difference in the concept of "smiling" in the West and Japan. Not to speak of situations of where y...
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Sep 21, 2010 23:03
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@ A Cold-War Between an American lady and a Japanese Lady アメリカ人と日本人女性の 冷たい戦争、、

I've been caught between a rock and a hard place. Have you ever been caught in the middle of an argument between two people? ...
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Sep 21, 2010 00:20
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How Do You Think About Peoeple with Tattoos?  刺青(いれずみ)をしている人を どう思いますか?

Several years ago, I asked an American single man about which girl he would like to have as his girlfriend, a girl with tattoos or a ...
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Sep 20, 2010 00:04
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@ Does Daylight Savings Time Really Help with Our Lives? 夏時間は ほんとうに 有効な手段ですか?

How do you feel about the practice of daylight savings? Is it just like you're going through jet-lag twice a year?! Althou...
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Sep 18, 2010 17:55
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@ Is the Japanese Traffic Lights Green or Blue?  信号機の色は 青 それとも緑?

Are you picky when choosing colours for your clothes, like shirts or neck-ties? I am. Do you associate any particular colours wi...
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Sep 17, 2010 22:22
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@ Hey, Don't Get Mad, It's a Joke! 冗談ですよ!

Do you believe that a good-natured insult can be seen as a sign of affection? It doesn't apply to Japanese culture, I guess, b...
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Sep 16, 2010 16:03
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@ Being Called Our First-Name would Make Our Days! ファーストネームで呼ばれることの幸せ!

I just read Sarah's entry, and it reminded me of a woman I met at a Yoga class last year. Sarah was talking about the circum...
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Sep 15, 2010 22:57
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@ I Was Not Able to Answer to the Basic English Questions... 基本的な英語の質問に 答えられないなんて。。。

One of my friends hooked on learning English-- like me-- asked me English grammatical questions today. She showed me an English textbo...
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Sep 14, 2010 21:57
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@ Hey, Stop Drinking Beer Straight from the Bottle in Japan! ビールを”ラッパ飲み”しないでください~~ 

If you live in Japan, you might have already noticed that Japanese people really love toasting others( love making a toast). We lou...
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Sep 13, 2010 22:36
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@ Do You Eat and Drink in Classes? 授業中に 飲食をしていいのですか?

In my journal the other day, I asked about the behavior of university professors in class. Today, another question crossed my min...
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Sep 12, 2010 22:15
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Japanese Undergraduates~You Could Get $ 6,335 a Month! 初任給54万2千円!

Tomorrow, I'm taking a TOEIC test: Test of English for International Communication. I have been working on exercises for a ...
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Sep 11, 2010 17:54