JOK Notebook

Beginner's Mind

Last week I said I might blog more about fans today. However, I've decided to make the new essay on fans completely free. Essay 1492 on 扇 (fan) contains everything I would have included in a blog about fans, so there's no point in presenting a few...

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1492 on 扇 (fan) and 5 New-Monics

The 260th essay has posted! Essay 1492 on 扇 (fan) is now available and FREE! This sample essay gives a better idea than older sample essays do of what Joy o' Kanji essays now contain. Here's a preview:

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On Deck

June Newsletter Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

June 30: June newsletter!

July 7:...

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JOK Notebook

Fandom

This week someone met my chihuahuas Chai and Masala for the first time and asked which is my favorite. I refuse to play favorites because that's just poor parenting. It's different, though, when it comes to kanji. Next week I'll post essay 1492 on 扇 (fan), a kanji that stands out as particularly stimulating. There are so many surprising uses of this character that I'll blog...

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On Deck

Essay 1492 on 扇 (fan) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

June 23: essay 1492 on 扇 (fan)

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