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Monday, August 11, 2008

Hokudai/Cast 75: Reggae Manga

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Convenience stores are all over the place in many countries - sometimes two or three on one corner. They are convenient but they are also expensive; more expensive than a regular grocery store. We pay for the convenience of a store that is open 24/7.  The word 'convenience' also includes the word 'convene' which means a place to meet. You can say, for example, "Let's convene at the convenience store." Another word wrapped in 'convenience' is 'venue.' Venue is a place. It's often used for concerts or conventions. "Where is the venue?" you can ask. The answer could be a concert or convention hall or, even a convenience store. 

Today's songs are Podcast Reggae by Reggae Far East (Japan) 
O Manga by Cumplice (Brazil)

Does 'manga' mean manga in Portuguese? 
I don't know. If you know, please let me know. Thanks.

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Additional music was by Manzi, an independent Kanazawa band.
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