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Football and conversation.

I'm not a keen fan of football. Yet I sometimes watch football games on TV. The narrators often mention 'the ball possession rate...
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Nov 21, 2010 18:51
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What I learned from the 9th Doctor of Doctor Who was "Fantastic!"

The ninth Doctor in the sci-fi TV series 'Doctor Who', portrayed by Christopher Eccleston, quite often said "Fantastic!"...
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Nov 20, 2010 21:18
OneDayOneNoodle

ə?

Today, this is just my complaints about English pronunciation system and related issues. Not funny, sorry. Before I came to the UK an...
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Nov 18, 2010 09:39 pronunciation
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What I learned from the 10th Doctor of Doctor Who is "Er..."

What I learned from the 10th Doctor of Doctor Who is to say, "Er...." when somebody asked me a question. The doctor portrayed b...
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Nov 14, 2010 17:52
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"Japanese-tuned ears" 日本語耳 are established at 14 months old.

Scientists reported that, as early as at 14 months old, Japanese babies start mentally inserting vowels between consecutive consonants wh...
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Nov 14, 2010 10:31 pronunciation
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Fireworks in autumn.

Today is the Guy Fawkes Night (or bonfire night) in Oxford. Although it is officially the fifth of November, the event is set to Saturday...
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Nov 7, 2010 05:43
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What day do typhoons make landfall to Japan?

As you know, every autumn Japan is often visited by typhoons coming from the south tropical ocean. Some of them are indeed disastrous, ca...
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Nov 6, 2010 07:46