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Aug 6, 2012 01:43 markbellis made 3 corrections for Does a seven-month-old baby...
Good! Glad they changed their silly policy and you were able to watch!
Aug 5, 2012 22:42 gyunyu commented on Does a seven-month-old baby...
They are not very good at explaining things. But I think the general rule is if the child can not sit in its own seat, then it doesn'...
Aug 5, 2012 07:33 iebpk commented on Judo vs 柔道
Judo players are also called "judoka" in English. The same goes to kendoka. :)
Jul 28, 2012 12:40 Pat123 commented on A mountain lion with infini...
Some days are like that. My son had a problem with Flash Player something like that. I tried the update and got a message that "s...
Jul 28, 2012 12:18 darkhonour commented on A mountain lion with infini...
Whenever a new version of any OS comes out, I'll wait for a while before I get it. That will allow ample time for any initial bugs to...
Jul 27, 2012 11:23 markbellis commented on A mountain lion with infini...
Jeez, sorry I don't know how to restart a mac in recovery mode - I used Ubuntu Linux. It's free and runs on PCs...
Jul 27, 2012 07:20 kumikill commented on A mountain lion with infini...
Mountain Lion will not run on certain Macs. Here's a link to the system requirements: http://www.apple.com/jp/osx/specs/
Jul 25, 2012 21:11 TiffyNicole made 9 corrections for Mobile Suite Z Gundam '...
Awesome job!
Jul 25, 2012 20:34 William commented on Mobile Suite Gundam '機動...
I actually think the primary colors helped make Gundam so popular and recognizable. They seem simple, but they're very powerful and ...
Jul 25, 2012 07:09 Nezumi commented on Mobile Suite Z Gundam '...
Excellent work!
Jul 24, 2012 15:21 markbellis made 1 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
Good! London does seem rather messy from the news photos, but I haven't been there in many years.
Jul 24, 2012 14:38 iceman10458 made 16 corrections for Mobile Suite Gundam '機動...
This was an interesting entry. I have seen about 15 episodes of this series but then stopped. I have a friend who loves this anime and al...
Jul 23, 2012 18:16 Echo01 made 1 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
Haha, really? I'd have thought it was fairly obvious, but I suppose American English is much more common that British English in Japan.
Jul 23, 2012 18:12 Echo01 commented on My first impression of Jap...
I've always wondered if the confidence/energy that western people are said to have compared to Japanese people is because of the lang...
Jul 23, 2012 18:04 Echo01 commented on My first impression of Japa...
This is a very interesting read. Since I haven't been to Japan myself yet, I wonder what I'll think of the general surroundings w...
Jul 23, 2012 02:59 markbellis made 9 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
I used to think that way about traditional clothes, but also I realize jeans and t-shirts are comfortable and convenient - When I saw the...
Jul 22, 2012 23:54 connfucius made 10 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
This is an interesting series. Could you elaborate how the UK feels more imaginary than New York, Paris or Athens? Are some people really...
Jul 22, 2012 21:54 markbellis made 1 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
Wow! Interesting issue... I didn't feel that way about the short time I was in Japan...people there are very real to me even though I...
Jul 22, 2012 10:23 markbellis made 9 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
I did see a lot of grey - the concrete used in the 40s does get that color when its been in a rainy place like Japan.
Jul 22, 2012 09:58 markbellis made 12 corrections for My first impression of Jap...
Interesting article! It seemed to me that the lack of sleep and the drinking after work does affect people in Japan.
Jul 22, 2012 03:45 Echo01 made 7 corrections for My first impression of Japa...
Grandparents do seem to have a thing for babies. I can imagine them swooning over your son when they saw him : D
Dec 6, 2011 04:43 cuavsfan made 10 corrections for My first English presentati...
Sounds like a very tough, but very rewarding experience. That's a great way to learn about your own skills and limitations, and it p...
Dec 6, 2011 04:37 cuavsfan made 4 corrections for Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano
Interesting. I wasn't too familiar with たけし軍団 or ビートたけし before seeing it. I thought the very relaxed feeling of the movie (after th...
Dec 6, 2011 04:30 cuavsfan made 4 corrections for Japanses monkeys in hot spring
My guess is that YouTube is what made them so famous. I don't really use YouTube much so I probably wouldn't know about them if ...
Nov 26, 2011 22:02 commented on Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano
こんにちは、 「きくじろう」は初めて見た北野の映画でしたが、私は、北野の「Dolls」が一番好きです。その映画を見ました?
Nov 26, 2011 19:03 cgb commented on Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano
Recently I met someone who is went to a hot air balloon competition to Japan. He is a Hungarian. It is a shame that Kitano seemed to ...
Nov 22, 2011 08:13 Echo01 commented on 集団行動
So, they were all robots, right? Because humans can't do that. Anyone who says they can is lying.
Nov 22, 2011 06:56 猫ちゃん commented on 集団行動
Sugoi kore!
Nov 15, 2011 04:45 cuavsfan made 4 corrections for HANA-BI by Kitano
I watched 菊次郎の夏 a little while ago and thought it was really good. I think that's the only one of his movies I've seen, but it s...
Nov 15, 2011 04:40 cuavsfan made 4 corrections for Pregnancy brain
しっかりしてください ;-)
Nov 15, 2011 04:37 cuavsfan made 2 corrections for Danger of language teaching...
Interesting entry. I agree that constantly focusing on judging / comparing things can hinder your enjoyment of them.
Nov 14, 2011 12:12 markbellis made 3 corrections for HANA-BI by Kitano
Good! Thanks for the tip about 男はつらいよ
Nov 13, 2011 21:42 林美樂 made 11 corrections for Pregnancy brain
Haha, it's funny^^
Nov 13, 2011 21:17 muso made 5 corrections for HANA-BI by Kitano
I actually enjoyed Zatoichi, but I really enjoyed Kikujiro which is admittedly quirky, but it's also very touching and simply told. ...
Nov 13, 2011 09:24 besudesu made 5 corrections for Pregnancy brain
That's a funny story. :) It made me smile. It sounds like your wife is going to have a baby soon. How exciting!
Nov 12, 2011 09:55 muso made 7 corrections for Danger of language teaching...
I think it's something that comes with age. It's easy to think of one's self as superior by achieving certain levels in some...
Nov 11, 2011 12:10 Pat123 made 6 corrections for Why do I feel English is &#...
Actually, there are similar things in English, but they are not as consistent or well-defined as in Japanese. People who have to use lang...
Nov 11, 2011 07:44 cuavsfan made 19 corrections for Why do I feel English is &#...
You could also say 吾輩は山田太郎である, right? ;-) I've read and heard some things where people use 吾輩は猫である to illustrate this point. The Ja...
Nov 10, 2011 22:38 commented on Why do I feel English is &#...
You forgot 「拙者は山田太郎でござる」.
Nov 10, 2011 20:34 Echo01 made 9 corrections for Why do I feel English is &#...
Sometimes I have to slap myself for choosing to learn Japanese, one of the most difficult languages in the world -_- Haha, I'm jus...
Oct 9, 2011 02:19 chris commented on Alcohol and speech in English
haha, happy to know that I am not alone in this world! After drinking in an Irish pub I was so drunk that I couldn't speak one of my ...
Oct 4, 2011 00:50 markbellis commented on Could you give me your name...
I did study a bit of linguistics, so I'd have to say that the IPA is only helpful when you've already established the phonemic di...
Oct 3, 2011 02:48 cuavsfan made 3 corrections for Could you give me your name...
I don't know IPA symbols, but my name is Nate and it rhymes with 8. When I meet a Japanese person if I want to have any chance of ...
Sep 30, 2011 11:48 Pat123 made 1 corrections for Could you give me your name...
Most people don't have linguistic training, so they would not be able to state their names in IPA correctly. When it comes to nam...
Sep 30, 2011 07:42 Meri J. made 6 corrections for Could you give me your name...
It's great that you want to learn the right pronunciation. Your English is very good already! :) Don't blame yourself if you ...
Sep 30, 2011 07:03 Colie commented on Could you give me your name...
My name is Nicole, or nɪ'koʊl as you requested, but call me Colie, or koʊli. Most English speaking people don't know the Englis...
Sep 30, 2011 06:51 Josef commented on Could you give me your name...
i, like most people, don't know how to write in IPA. but my name is pronounced "jo-siff" some people pronounce it "...
Sep 30, 2011 04:46 cuavsfan made 3 corrections for MyGengo
I remember seeing a website like that before, but I can't remember if it was that one or another one. It sounds like a good idea. ^^
Sep 28, 2011 21:13 Echo01 commented on MyGengo
That sounds pretty useful, is it a popular service?
Sep 28, 2011 07:03 cuavsfan made 1 corrections for How do you ask the closing ...
I think "What time do you close today?" is okay, but to me it sounds a little bit more natural to ask "How late are you op...