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The Japanese Word "Kakin" With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese word "kakin." "Ka" in kakin means to assess something, and "kin" i...
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May 31, 2016 09:55 English essay
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Barrel With native lang

Today, I will talk about the unit "barrel," which is used for representing a volume. The "barrel" is often used to...
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May 30, 2016 19:37 English essay
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Octopus's Tentacles Wiring With native lang

Yesterday, I was talk about octopuses. Today, I will talk about the Japanese slang "tako ashi haisen" (octopus's tentacl...
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May 29, 2016 18:30 English essay
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Legs of Octopuses With native lang

The number of octopus legs is normally eight. (There is an octopus that has 96 legs.) We sometimes call them "legs," but mo...
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May 28, 2016 16:09 English essay
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A Rainy Day is a Bad Weather Day With native lang

Since it rained today, I will talk about the Japanese proverb "ame ga furu hi ha tenki ga warui," which means "a rainy is ...
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May 27, 2016 15:55 English essay
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Do Tea (Ocha-suru) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese phrase "ocha-suru." ("Ocha" is a noun that means tea, and "suru" i...
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May 26, 2016 18:15 English essay
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Henachoko With native lang

Today, I will talk about a Japanese word "henachoko." Henachoko is a taunting word that expresses an immature or unimportant...
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May 25, 2016 20:32 English essay
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Encounter with a Cockroach With native lang

It was when I was leaving a fast food restaurant after I ate dinner, I found a cockroach in the outside. It was very shocking to me. ...
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May 24, 2016 21:17 English diary
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Shopping for Clothes With native lang

Yesterday, I went to an outlet mall, and bought some clothes after I finished my work. It's been a while since I chose and bought ...
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May 23, 2016 17:53 English diary
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Displacement Activity With native lang

Human beings jiggle their legs when they are nervous, and scratch their heads when they feel embarrassed. This behavior is referred to...
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May 22, 2016 12:50 English essay
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Maneki Neko With native lang

Yesterday, I wrote about beckoning gestures. Today, I will talk about "maneki neko," which is posing with the beckoning gest...
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May 21, 2016 12:11 English essay
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Beckoning Gestures With native lang

Today, I will talk about gestures meaning "come here." In Japan, when we want to express "come here," we wave our ...
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May 20, 2016 11:32 English essay
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Regular Holidays of Beauty Salons With native lang

Japanese beauty salons (and barber shops) are closed every Tuesday in the Kanto region, and every Monday in the other regions. Around ...
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May 19, 2016 10:39 English essay
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Gamu (Gum) and Gomu (Gum) With native lang

Today, I will talk about "gamu" and "gomu." "Gamu" is an English loanword, and "gomu" is a Dut...
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May 18, 2016 15:25 English essay
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Takeyabu (Bamboo Fence) With native lang

Today, I will talk about a tongue twister that I can't say. "Kono takegaki ni take tatekaketano ha take tatekaketakatta kara ...
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May 17, 2016 20:49 English essay
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Otsukaresama Desu With native lang

Today, I will talk about an useful Japanese expression "Otsukaresama desu." Otsukaresama desu is a phrase that rewards someo...
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May 16, 2016 11:27 English essay
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I Was Rained With native lang

Today, I will talk about a Japanese unique expression "adversative passive." In Japanese, when you suffer inconvenience, you...
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May 15, 2016 14:16 English essay
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The Meaning of "々" With native lang

Today, I will talk about a Japanese sign "odoriji" (the literal meaning is a dancing character). The "odoriji" is ...
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May 14, 2016 13:37 English essay
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Calories of Alcohol With native lang

It is said that taking alcohol makes you gain weight, and today I will talk about that. Alcohol is basically high in calories, and the...
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May 13, 2016 10:00 English essay
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Dieting Using Horror Movies With native lang

According to a study of University of Westminster, people consume their energies 33% more than usual during watching horror movies. In...
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May 12, 2016 11:25 English essay