What do you think you get from wet bones? That is, 滑 breaks down as 氵(water) + 骨 (bone). What about dem bones? Here are your choices:
I'll block the answer with a photo of bones (or at least of the bone kanji).
Essay 1977 on 崖 (cliff) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect after a short Joy o' Kanji vacation:
September 30: The September newsletter and the launch of Kanji Kaimono, a store where you'll be able to buy all manner of goods with kanji on the surface!
Essay 2051 on 遡 (going upstream) Is Now Out
The 139th essay has posted! Essay 2051 on遡 (going upstream; retracing the past) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Learn to say that a temple dates back to the 9th century and that a...
That's the Spirit
I'm always trying to show you just what I love about kanji, but this week that happened in reverse. (How appropriate; I've just written an essay on 遡, which is about going in reverse!)
I received a handwritten letter (a rare pleasure!) from Lonnie Wiig, who edited Crazy for Kanji. ...
Essay 2051 on 遡 (going upstream) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect soon on Joy o' Kanji:
September 19: Essay 2051 on 遡 (going upstream; retracing the past)
That represents a change of plan!