November 2015 Newsletter Now Out!
The November newsletter is now out, introducing a novel that's sure to intrigue kanji lovers. The newsletter also features three beautiful photos from a snowy temple in the mountains. Enter the new contest (which is about cuckoos!) to win two essays! Also find out the results of the last contest...
Essay 1207 on 迎 (To Welcome) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
November 30: November newsletter!
December 4: essay...
Now Out: Essay 2100 on 膝 (Knee) and 5 New-Monics
The 190th essay has posted! Essay 2100 on 膝 (knee; lap) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
See what a Buddhist priest and a mollusk have to do with kneecaps. Also learn what role the...
Watercress, Windows, and Wangari
I found a product title on Amazon Japan that made no sense to me:
家庭用 ハーブの水耕栽培キット 窓際族（窓辺でクレソン）
The first words were logical enough:
家庭用 (かていよう: for home use)
水耕栽培 (すいこうさいばい: hydroponics; aquaculture; water culture; tank farming)