All Turned Around - JOK Notebook

In writing the new essay 1840 on 岬 (cape, promontory, headland), I was surprised to find that for each of their main islands (and d...

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Wedding Watermelon - JOK Notebook

I told you last week how excited I was to receive a wedding invitation from Japan. I can't begin to guess how long I sp...

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Repetition Compulsion - JOK Notebook

As I wrote the new essay 1535 on 束 (bundle; bunch; to tie up; to bind), confusion arose over this phrase:

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A Step Up - JOK Notebook

Last week and the week before that, I blogged about numerical issues,...

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