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Essay 1825 on 奔 (rush) Is Coming Next

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

December 21: essay 1825 on 奔 (rush), in a change of plan

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1395 on 沼 (marsh) and 5 New-Monics

The 318th essay has posted! Essay 1395 on 沼 (marsh) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn to talk about bogging down in paperwork or endless war. Find out how to refer to an Instagram...

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JOK Notebook

The Wonderful Wolves of Yumiko Kayukawa

Back in 2011, I was fortunate enough to meet the artist Yumiko Kayukawa at her San Francisco show. I'm not the type to frequent art galleries, but somehow I had fallen in love with her work. How could I not? She depicts animals who enjoy close relationships with humans, or rather with one human (...

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On Deck

Essay 1395 on 沼 (marsh) Is Coming Next

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

December 14: essay 1395 on 沼 (marsh)

December 21: ...

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1841 on 妙 (marvelous) and 5 New-Monics

The 317th essay has posted! Essay 1841 on 妙 (marvelous; strange) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

This kanji enables you to talk about everything from subtle nuances and  delicate...

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