The Eyes and Nose Have It
Let's do a quiz! Match each Japanese expression to one meaning:
1. 目鼻 (めはな) eyes + nose
a. perceptive person
b. sensory experience
c. shape, form
d. hills and valleys
2. 風味満点 (ふうみまんてん) ...
Essay 2115 on 枕 (Pillow) Is Coming Next
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June 30: June newsletter!
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Now Out: Essay 2097 on 阪 (Osaka), 1 Revision, and 5 New-Monics
The 216th essay has posted! Essay 2097 on 阪 (Osaka; slope) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Enter the city of pleasure! This essay covers everything about Osaka, including its name,...
Twisting People's Arms
Today I'm feeling ineffectual, having failed to break through to someone I adore about a crucial matter. It was an intervention of sorts, and people urged me to give it a go, so I did, but I simply didn't have what it took to reach the other person.
Given that context, it comes as a surprise to realize that the newly published...