Answer to Dictation 1
A group of 178 men all sharing the name Tanaka Hirokazu convened in Tokyo.
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Answer to Dictation 2
The largest gathering of people with the same first and last name.
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Answer to Dictation 3
Seeing a namesake of his drafted into a professional Japanese baseball team.
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The 178 new record holders span the generations.
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The youngest being three years old and the eldest being an octogenarian.
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These attempts were thwarted largely because of the association's insistence.
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Answer to Dictation 7
All participants having to have the same Chinese characters in their name.
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Answer to Dictation 8
The association deemed that anyone with the name was eligible.
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I never expected we would achieve such a ridiculous record.
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Answer to Dictation 10
He added that the 178 Tanakas had set an example of silliness.
See the first and last name lesson for the whole text.
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