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Sushi on the Head and Days Gone By

Part of me feels that this should be a Trump-free zone because we're all inundated with miserable political news, and kanji should provide a respite. Then again, some things are too good to pass up, and anyway it's important to know how the Japanese view the unfolding disasters in the United States. 

So it is that I'm going to present you with a quiz about this...

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Essay 1847 on 銘 (Inscription) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

February 24: essay 1847 on 銘 (inscription; inscribed signature; to engrave on one's mind)

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Now Out: Essay 1997 on 憬 (to Yearn), 3 Revisions, and 6 New-Monics

The 245th essay has posted! Essay 1997 on 憬 (to yearn, long for; aspire to; admire; adore) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Our kanji will fill you with yearning, pining, and adoration....

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Transported to Battleship Island

Writing about kanji always transports me to unexpected and wonderful places, one path leading to another and then another. So it was with essay 1795 on 泡 (bubble). The Verbal Logic Quiz involves a book of photos with a yojijukugo containing 泡 on the cover:

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On Deck

Essay 1997 on 憬 (To Yearn) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

February 17: essay 1997 on  (to yearn)

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