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I'm living in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, Japan. I worked in both local and multi-national advertising agencies for 40 years. After retiring ad agency, I studied Chinese language (now almost forgotten) in a Beijing university one and a half year. Then coming back to Japan, I worked as a freelance marketing consultant. I'm now totally retired. I still keep learning English and reading English news papers everyday to be abreast with trends du jour. I like travel and photographing. I'm living with my wife as an empty-nester.


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@Parthian Shot. I used to ask questions about the expressions used in New York Times' columnist,Maureen Dowd’s articled, and have received comments from several users recommending me to read New Yorker instead of reading Dowd’s and other NYT writers’ articles. They told in their comment that the New Yorker’s articles are contemporary and refined in its style. You say New Yorker’s writings stink. As a non-native English speaker, I can not judge which side is true.
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