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One simple pattern for jokes and metaphors

Native English speakers tend to use strong language, so one step towards communicating naturally is to adopt a stronger style. 

In casual water-cooler chats, native speakers often use this pattern: "[Subject] is so [adj] that [full sentence]." 

Avoid saying DELICIOUS

Japanese people say "delicious" far more often than native English speakers do. In Japan, where I lived for about 6 years, I was surprised by how often I heard the word. When I spoke to other native English speakers, everyone seemed to feel the same way. Why is that?