Here's a Quick Quiz for you, one with two parts:
1. Holding something over someone's head usually means "bearing a grudge." What could it mean in a more benevolent context?
2. In the following sentence from essay 1744 on 賓 (guest, visitor), what could ちょうだい mean:
Essay 1080 on 嚇 (Threat) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
April 28: essay 1080 on 嚇 (threat; intimidation), in a change of plan...
Now Out: Essay 1744 on 賓 (Guest) and 5 New-Monics
The 252nd essay has posted! Essay 1744 on 賓 (guest, visitor) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Learn to talk about guests, whether they're party guests enjoying refreshments, foreign...