The Japan Times Alpha 22.4.15 [ひざまくら、焼きたてパン]

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■2022.4.15日号の記事から(完読度70%)
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日本のバブル期に流行したシティーポップが、世界中でブームになっているお話。亜蘭知子さんは知らなかった。ファッションしかり、食べ物しかりで、まさに Trends come and go だね。
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Nothing last forever though, and early trendsetters who started getting into city pop online in the 2010s are already moving on.
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エクストリーム・アイロニングがどんなものか調べてみた。
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The World Extreme Ironing Championships

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すごいね、ある意味命がけの競技だと思う。コメントが笑えた(笑)
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あと The magic of homemade food がとても良かった。
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O'Brien, O'Sullivan, O'Connor
O' はof が省略されたもので「~の子孫」という意味

McDonald, Macmillan, McEneany
Mac, Mc は「~の息子」という意味
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It is not half so important to know as to feel.
知識よりも感覚を大事にしよう
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■今週気になったニュース
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Man in India dies by self-immolation after his boss asks for sex with his wife in exchange for transfer
A man in India has died by self-immolation after his boss reportedly demanded to have sex with his wife in exchange for a transfer. Gokul Prasad, a 45-year-old...
Mystery of why humans die around 80 may finally be solved
The mystery of why humans die at around 80, while other mammals live far shorter or longer lives, may finally have been solved by scientists.

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ひざまくら
The term, hizamakura, means "resting one's head on another's lap."

This action of one offering their hiza to serve as the other's makura (pillow) is a gesture of affection, trust, love and comfort --- be it between partners, between friends, or by a parent to their child.
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Hiza not only stands for the joint between the thigh and the lower leg, but also includes the thigh area of a seated person --- the lap.
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fresh baked bread (freshly baked bread) 焼きたてパン
One can buy most any type of common foodstuffs here, as well as freshly baked bread in the morning.
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文中でのbaked bread | Cambridge Dictionaryによる例文
baked bread の文中でどう使われるかの例。 12 例: One of the essential matters brought to our notice was the problem of delivery…

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