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bio website jonclemons.com
location Tokyo, Japan
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seen Jul 21 at 3:49

Tokyo-based marketer, writer and entrepreneur. In his free time he's a tea aficionado and enjoys anything related to the great outdoors.

Topics of interest: Outdoors, Photography, Cycling, Ruby, Rails, Web Analytics and Poker.


Jul
7
answered Is setting a topic obligatory?
Jul
7
comment Meaning of て form + えん
This is def a nominalizer. If you can't let us know what region it's specific to, don't downvote.
Jan
16
comment Is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) a good measure of my Japanese language ability?
Inside and outside. But I've only taken it in Tokyo so I can't say beyond that. kanken.or.jp/bjt/english
Jan
14
awarded  Critic
Jan
14
revised The differences between いきなり, [急]{きゅう}に and [突然]{とつぜん}
added 45 characters in body
Jan
8
comment Is ありす a traditional girl's name?
Proof for the downvoter. ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%A2%E3%83%AA%E3%82%B9
Jan
8
comment What's the difference between 浮かぶ and 浮く?
@DanielSafari In meaning and being intransitive, sure. "simply~" is not how I would make statements about high-context languages, however.
Jan
6
awarded  Editor
Jan
6
revised What's the difference between 浮かぶ and 浮く?
added 1 characters in body
Jan
6
comment What's the difference between 浮かぶ and 浮く?
Ah that's just a typo thanks.
Jan
4
answered Is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) a good measure of my Japanese language ability?
Jan
4
comment Difference between 忘れてた and 忘れちゃった
Does anyone on this site with points actually live in Japan and use Japanese on a daily basis? I'm beginning to think the only people with points enough to downvote are bored academics who've never used Japanese.
Jan
4
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
4
comment What's the difference between 浮かぶ and 浮く?
To whoever down voted me, this is how my Japanese-Japanese dictionary explains it (大辞林).
Jan
4
answered What's the difference between 浮かぶ and 浮く?
Jan
4
answered Difference between 忘れてた and 忘れちゃった
Jan
4
awarded  Supporter
Jan
4
answered Is ありす a traditional girl's name?
Jan
4
answered The differences between いきなり, [急]{きゅう}に and [突然]{とつぜん}
Nov
27
comment i-adjectives used as na-adjectives: is there a difference? (e.g. 大きい versus 大きな)
As a longtime resident of Japan, linguists are often the worst speakers of Japanese.