A Year Like Bamboo
Last weekend, my language partner Kensuke couldn't talk on our regularly scheduled day (my Saturday, his Sunday), but he happened to have a holiday on his Monday, so we shifted our Skype chat accordingly. Once we had begun the conversation, the first thing I needed to know was which holiday Japan was celebrating. As I learned, it's known as follows:
Essay 1398 on 祥 (auspicious) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
March 30: Radical Note 113 on 示 (the "showing" radical)
March 31: ...
Now Out: Essay 1962 on 唄 (Song), 3 Revisions, and 5 New-Monics
The 249th essay has posted! Essay 1962 on 頰 (song) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Find out about 唄, which always plays second fiddle to 歌 but is more likely to represent Eastern songs,...
The following sign brought up all sorts of feelings for me, which is weird because it's about parakeets, and I don't think I have deep-rooted issues about parakeets: