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Dec 4, 2010 07:27 hakkajin made 13 corrections for Football and conversation.
I've made changes as to how someone might talk about football. This analogy is cool.
Nov 23, 2010 17:42 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Football and conversation.
Thanks James!
Nov 21, 2010 20:44 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What I learned from the 9th...
'Dodgy' basically means informal expression of 'suspicious' or 'dishonest'. Brits like this word. from a dict...
Nov 21, 2010 11:56 Rebecca commented on What I learned from the 9th...
No, I don't know that word at all. Sounds funny. Can you use it in a sentence to explain it's meaning to me?
Nov 21, 2010 10:14 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What I learned from the 9th...
Hi Rebecca, My English colleagues often use 'reckon' in informal conversation. I have never heard of or seen the word when I w...
Nov 21, 2010 09:27 Rebecca commented on What I learned from the 9th...
That is very interesting. I love history. I couldn't imagine not drinking milk. I just have to say, you are the first Japanese...
Nov 21, 2010 01:26 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What I learned from the 9th...
Thank you, Rebecca. I hope that he didn't care my faux pas too much, but my 'fantastic!' certainly sounded strange at that...
Nov 20, 2010 22:09 Rebecca made 5 corrections for What I learned from the 9th...
Oh, you had a bit of a faux pas there didn't you. I use fantastic a lot sarcasticly. For instance, if my co-worker says "T...
Nov 18, 2010 18:49 OneDayOneNoodle commented on ə?
Hi Rebbeca, Thank you for the corrections and comments. The alphabet spelling doesn't help to represent each sound in English. ...
Nov 18, 2010 10:53 Rebecca made 7 corrections for ə?
Oh, that is confusing. I sympathize with your frustration. Maybe "close" is a hard example to use though, since it is prono...
Nov 17, 2010 11:12 Cincle commented on "Japanese-tuned ears&q...
へぇ、理研からこんな研究成果が発表されたのですね。 どんな実験をしてどのような結果が出たのか詳しくはわからないけど、面白い。
Nov 15, 2010 04:14 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What I learned from the 10t...
Thnaks, Rebecca, for the nice comment. The tenth Doctor uses "Er" and "Uh" quite often and still looks very intell...
Nov 15, 2010 04:00 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What I learned from the 10t...
Thank you, Neiji. They are great corrections. Very helpful indeed. [Better: This is often caused by a shortage (or a lack) of English ...
Nov 15, 2010 03:19 Rebecca commented on What I learned from the 10t...
Yes, you can say "er", "um", or "uh" to show you are thinking, but as you pointed out, using it too much co...
Nov 14, 2010 20:14 neij made 11 corrections for What I learned from the 10t...
I like this story! I seem to have made lots of corrections, but in fact many of them are stylistic, and your post was very clear and easy...
Nov 11, 2010 22:30 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Fireworks in autumn.
Thanks, hakkajin, for the nice corrections and comments. Religious conflict! I think I heard that story before, but I've forgotten. ...
Nov 11, 2010 22:22 hakkajin made 2 corrections for Fireworks in autumn.
The reason the British celebrate "a failed assassination attempt" is because after arresting Guy Fawkes, people were "enco...
Nov 9, 2010 02:56 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Fireworks in autumn.
Thanks neij, this is very helpful.
Nov 8, 2010 20:15 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Fireworks in autumn.
Thanks, Rebecca. Now I'm really interested in fireworks-associated memories of each country across the world. Yes, they look 30% p...
Nov 8, 2010 08:28 Rebecca commented on Fireworks in autumn.
I associate firewords with The 4th of July (which is a holiday here) and New Year's eve. That's the times I see them. By the...
Nov 7, 2010 22:30 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Fireworks in autumn.
Thank you, Ying, for comments. >I associate fireworks with baseball/football games and graduations but it depends on the region of ...
Nov 7, 2010 22:17 ying made 3 corrections for Fireworks in autumn.
Thank you for visiting my page. I associate fireworks with baseball/football games and graduations but it depends on the region of the U...
Nov 7, 2010 06:50 OneDayOneNoodle commented on "I don't drink cof...
Oh, I'm really interested in that topic and looking forward to reading it!
Nov 7, 2010 06:10 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Fireworks in autumn.
Thanks Lightning for corrections and nice comments. The same fireworks are deeply associated with totally different (almost opposing) ...
Nov 7, 2010 05:51 Lightning made 9 corrections for Fireworks in autumn.
Hehe, my boyfriend asked the very same question last night. "Why do we celebrate a failed assassination attempt? Is it just an excus...
Nov 7, 2010 03:24 Lightning commented on "I don't drink cof...
Definitely a result of the Starbucks revolution. I plan to write about this in my diary soon, actually, how American culture is slowly wo...
Nov 6, 2010 20:52 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What day do typhoons make l...
Thank you Amenokotoba for the corrections! >What day do will typhoons make landfall (in think you meant 'landslide') to in ...
Nov 6, 2010 20:24 OneDayOneNoodle commented on What day do typhoons make l...
It is very strange, indeed. However, we've got to test statistical significance of this phenomena. Probably, Chi-square test can ...
Nov 6, 2010 19:58 amenokotoba made 9 corrections for What day do typhoons make l...
I've just returned from Japan this morning. There was a typhoon in Japan last weekend. It did not affect my travel plan but it certai...
Nov 6, 2010 19:38 OneDayOneNoodle commented on "I don't drink cof...
Thanks, Lighting. Given that coffee itself has its history in England for several hundreds years, such a drastic change among youngsters ...
Nov 6, 2010 09:33 Lightning commented on "I don't drink cof...
I'm a bit late, but I can back up that tea is still very popular up here in the North of England. (I've lived in the North of Eng...
Nov 6, 2010 09:33 Rebecca made 10 corrections for What day do typhoons make l...
Isn't that strange that they really do seem to come more on the weekends! It reminds me of when I was a child and I would watch the ...
Oct 27, 2010 09:10 OneDayOneNoodle commented on "I don't drink cof...
Thanks amenokotoba for comments. Yes. this is my personal observation and so it is very subjective. Of course, there are still many Briti...
Oct 25, 2010 12:16 amenokotoba made 7 corrections for "I don't drink cof...
This is very subjective. There are many Brits (referring to Scots, Welsh and Irish as well) who still enjoy their tea. They still take pl...
Oct 25, 2010 02:06 OneDayOneNoodle commented on "I don't drink cof...
Thanks Rebbeca for the corrections. If I meet Sting somewhere, I would tell him!
Oct 25, 2010 01:31 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Is English food bad?
Thank you amenokotoba for your help and comments. I like Roast and Yorkshire pudding as well. My wife loves scones. We really love thi...
Oct 25, 2010 01:10 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Is English food bad?
Thanks Rebbeca for the corrections and comments, It's strange because they are even not sure whether the change really happened or...
Oct 24, 2010 22:12 amenokotoba made 13 corrections for Is English food bad?
Generally, British food is not quite popular, in fact, most people turn their nose up when they talk about British food. But they have pr...
Oct 24, 2010 21:20 Rebecca made 3 corrections for Is English food bad?
It is strange that it took them so long to get it right. You would think after so many complaints (even among themselves) that they woul...
Oct 24, 2010 21:09 Rebecca made 5 corrections for "I don't drink cof...
I think you are probably right. Very good job with your English!
Oct 22, 2010 15:49 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Yakuza - Japanese mafia
Thank you, The Big L. Indeed, the most strong masculine expressions in Japanese were developed by and are used by yakuza people. You mig...
Oct 22, 2010 11:11 The Big L made 10 corrections for Yakuza - Japanese mafia
They must be some real cut-throat men...
Oct 21, 2010 17:08 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Doctor Who
Thank you, neiji, for the very helpful corrections.
Oct 21, 2010 17:04 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Learning English from the D...
Thank you, neij.
Oct 18, 2010 07:08 OneDayOneNoodle commented on A piglet and my dog
Thank you for the corrections. Much better!
Oct 18, 2010 06:31 tos made 3 corrections for A piglet and my dog
funny story!
Oct 11, 2010 23:10 Dustin commented on Jigyo shiwake 事業仕分け - the r...
I will have to remember that phrase and use it when I set my goals for learning Japanese. :-)
Oct 11, 2010 05:57 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Jigyo shiwake 事業仕分け - the r...
That stupid remark was given by a MP of the ruling party. Oh, how wonderful! At that time, the project leader scientist said the exactly...
Oct 11, 2010 05:36 Dustin commented on Jigyo shiwake 事業仕分け - the r...
That's frustrating. The science that matters most is the science that pushes the boundaries. If you don't aim for the maximum, yo...
Oct 11, 2010 00:53 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Jigyo shiwake 事業仕分け - the r...
Thank you so much, Peacebone. All the corrections you made were great. > These big projects faced terrible accusations from the scr...