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ISTP

According to the webloggers' personality test by BloGinality, I'm an ISTP, which stands for Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, Perceiving. Oh, really?

"You will change the format of blogging or design frequently to keep it interesting and different."

I don't change the design so frequently, but that may be because of my laziness. Aha.

"You could be easily bored with blogging."

Yes, why do you know that?

"You like following a project through."

Could be. That's what keeps me blogging, eh?

"Your loyalty may have you reading the same blogs over a long period of time."

Sure, but as long as they keep me interested.

I think I'm a kind of "outsider" in the blogging world. Or an alien, because I'm an Englishman in New York, no, no, I'm a Japanese in the English blogs' world. I don't mean to say it's lamentable. Oh, yeah, the word "lamentable" reminds me of an English teacher who used to teach at a college-entrance-exam preparatory school I attended long long ago. He taught me how to memorize the word. That is, "Hitanni kurete ramen taberu." (You eat ramen in disappointment.) It's a play on words. In Japanese, "lamen" sounds like ramen (Chinese-style noodles), and "table" in this case taberu (eat). Thus, "lamentable" sounds like "ramen taberu (to eat ramen)." "Hitanni kurete" matches "in disappointment", somewhat similar to the meaning of "lamentable." You can learn the word easily, can you?

Oh..., where was I? Yes, I like being an outsider when it comes to blogging in English. I don't have to be a skilled writer. The thought makes me relaxed. But it doesn't mean I would be satisfied with writing poor English. I'd be glad if my writing was good enough for you to read at all. One of the purposes of my blogging in English is to maintain my English ability. Reading great blogs out there is also very inspiring. Finding and getting back to the blogs I like to read is a lot of fun. (You can find them in the left side bar. There are a lot more that I frequent, but I keep the links displayed to the minimum, otherwise the list would be too looooong.) And getting to know wonderful people like you (Yes, you!) is great pleasure too. All in all, I enjoy blogging.

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