JOK Notebook

First Blog of the Year

It's a new year, or so it seems, but an unthinkable two weeks have already passed. They slid right by when I wasn't looking. What the hell happened? I really can't say, except that this word may be relevant:

二の足 (にのあし: hesitation)     2nd + step

The term literally means...

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On Deck

Essay 2000 on 桁 (digit; beam) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

January 19 or 26: essay 2000 on 桁 (digit; beam)

I apologize for the lack of certainty about the publication date. I'm dealing with some...

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 2004 on 股 (crotch) and 5 New-Monics

The 282nd essay has posted! Essay 2004 on 股 (crotch; thigh; fork (in tree, road, river, etc.)) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

What does it mean to be born from the crotch of a tree? Why...

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What's New

Now Out: 5 Revisions and 5 New-Monics, Plus a Special Offer Continued

Happy New Year! While you're laying out your study plans for the year, it's a great time to take advantage of this special deal:

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What's New

December 2017 Newsletter Now Out

The December 2017 newsletter, "Year of the What?!", is now out, reviewing the past month and year at Joy o' Kanji, offering a terrific deal for January, and presenting lots of news related to Kanji Kaimono. Happy New Year!

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