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Wrong corrections

What would you do when you found out some wrong corrections, which might be made by your mother tongue's native speakers? I mean, ...
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Mar 31, 2010 17:19
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It is ending long winter.

Today it's rather warm here in Japan and I feel it is ending a long winter of this season. What a relief! Meanwhile they say the ...
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Mar 31, 2010 14:22
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In a hurry

I am in my car. I've got a phone call to tell me that the fax number of my office was wrong and I replied that the one she used ...
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Mar 30, 2010 17:43
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A strange email

I have got a message on Lang-8 to ask me to be a friend outside, not on Lang-8. In the message she says that she has watched my prof...
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Mar 30, 2010 09:02
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A bundle of shallot with a mix of miso and mayonnaise

It's good to eat foods in season because they are delicious, nutritious and healthy. The day before yesterday in the evening I a...
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Mar 29, 2010 14:13
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Off with her head!

My daughter loves to watch a DVD of ' Alice in Wonerland ' of Disney and I always try her to watch it in English. In that sto...
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Mar 28, 2010 12:31
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Input by PC and check by iphone

I usually write my journal entry on Lang-8 by PC before I sleep. Then I shut down my PC and go to my bed room. Within 30 minutes a ...
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Mar 27, 2010 23:01
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In my car

My family went out for shopping in this sunny day. When we arrived at the parking lot in a shopping mall our baby fell asleep. My...
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Mar 27, 2010 15:58
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Smaller one, please

My-two-and-a-half-year-old daughter was eating a piece of grapefruit after dinner, which looked very delicious to me. ' May I have...
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Mar 26, 2010 20:42
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One of the good things on lang-8

One of the good things on lang-8 is that I can understand that there are sereral ways to express something in other languages. I wri...
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Mar 26, 2010 18:46
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45 pages of translation

I've just finished my translation work from Japanese to English, which are as thick as 45 pages in A4 and I will send it to a nativ...
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Mar 25, 2010 18:35
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A copy of an instant camera

Some years ago, TV ad for an instant camera had a good copy in Japanese. 美しい人をより美しく。そうでない人もそれなりに。 I tried to translate it but I g...
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Mar 25, 2010 05:47
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Is it free to copy an original?

I don't want to sound hysterical but I would like to make a cool and objective comment in terms of Chinese copying habit. On TV I ...
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Mar 24, 2010 20:36
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Would you please give me something?

Recently my two-year-and-a-half-old daughter gets used to saying; Would you please pass me the butter or a piece of bread? I love it. ...
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Mar 24, 2010 17:15
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Unaji, an amorous angle

The more you hide it, the more fascinating it becomes. This is a Japanese proverb, which was made 800 years ago and I guess it still...
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Mar 23, 2010 19:18
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Google out of China?

Google say that they withdrew from China and set up a branch office in Hong Kong. I am wondering what exactly this action of Google me...
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Mar 23, 2010 19:15
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It hurts! = 'ITAI' and more

Have you, non-Japanese people, ever heard anything about 'itai' in Japanese? It literally means 'hurt' and we usually ...
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Mar 19, 2010 11:54
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An explanation of 'FUJOSHI'

Let me try to explain what fujoshi is as my English exercise. I don' t have any particular interests in Japanese anime or otaku cu...
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Mar 19, 2010 08:23
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Phone call in a car

It's prohibited in Japan to make or receive any phone call in a car. It's legally OK if we use a head-set to talk on the phone...
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Mar 19, 2010 00:21
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An explanatioin of 'MOE'

I am wondering what kind of explanation other Japanese people give to foreigners when asked what 'MOE' means all about? I just...
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Mar 18, 2010 17:00