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When the Eye Strays

Essay 1163 on 況 (condition, situation) has come out, and boy, was that a big project to finish! Those 19 pages contain plenty of keywords featuring 況, but while I was focusing on those terms and their associated sample sentences, a few other points of interest caught my eye. I almost feel as if I cheated on 況 by sneaking a peek at...

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Essay 1946 on 柿 (persimmon) Is Coming Next

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

March 22: essay 1946 on 柿 (persimmon)

March 31: March...

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Now Out: Essay 1163 on 況 (condition,) and 5 New-Monics

The 328th essay has posted! Essay 1163 on 況 (condition, situation) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Do you know how to say, “I don’t like grilled fish, let alone raw fish,”...
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Life After Death

I've been thinking about life after death. That's largely the influence of two TV shows, The Good Place and Forever, both of which make it clear that after we die, not much needs to change. We can look the same as before, live in spacious houses, enjoy food and wine, have sex, fall in love, and forge new relationships. It's all pretty wonderful except for the part...

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On Deck

Essay 1163 on 況 (condition) Is Coming Next

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

March 15: essay 1163 on 況 (condition, situation)

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