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  • 70歳。 私はまだ親知らずをすべて持っています!
    Caulking day today. Thanks for the company!
    これを一週間毎日聴くつもりです。それをセグメントに切り刻み、「iOSのAnytune」にフィードします。

  • If you don’t mind answering an occasional grammar question. . .

    How do we interpret Volitional + という?

    In the 親知らず story, there is this sentence:

    4本目は小さくて、抜く必要はないだろうということでした。

    Here’s another example pulled from a long sentence in a story by Edogawa Rampo.

    [Re: cash recently withdrawn from the bank]. . .一番の支那鞄に一杯もあろうという、二十円、十円、五円などの紙幣. . .

    In the Rampo sentence, it seems there’s just a longer cClause #2 than the “こと” place holder in the 1st example.

    If you’d like to see the entire sentence, let me know.

    I searched all of Clay’s History stories and inside the first 9 children’s storybooks (Hikoichi, etc.) hoping to find a bit of gloss. Did not find an instance of its usage there.

    よろしくお願いします

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