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Village Visits Vol. 3

All about Expansions

Geographic Circle

Some weeks of visiting the different villages led to many acquaintances and although the replies to my questions of “where have you been born”, “where do your parents live” were very vague in the beginning, the conversations now teach me where the relatives live or have come from; which villages have lively trade connections, which villages intermarry and which don’t – giving an idea of the movement of women, as they usually move into their husband’s home.  1,139 more words

Everyday Life

Pronatalism, Bringing The Stupid Once Again

Health organizations and a smattering of opinionators were a couple weeks behind me in seeing the necessary reaction — and a potential silver lining — to the Zika outbreak in the Americas. 743 more words

Ripped From The Headlines

Lesson 18. Turning Kawaii Desu Ne into the Casual Form

Kawaii desu ne -> Kawaii ne

In the casual from, desu is not attached to adjectives. See the examples below: 404 more words

Introduction To Spoken Japanese