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Now Out: Essay 1009 on 緯 (Latitude) and 5 New-Monics

The 213th essay has posted! Essay 1009 on 緯 (latitude; crosswise thread in weaving) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Discover the connection between latitude and weaving. (Hint: It's as if the planet is wrapped in thread!) Learn to explain how things got to be a certain way. Read about a criminal case related to nail care. Learn about latitudes versus parallels of latitude. And play a game by considering latitudes in various titles and following them around the world to see which locations they represent.

Using the accompanying Phrase Maze game on the Character Home Page, you can practice the vocabulary in the essay after reading it.

Also, Ulrike has produced a batch of new-monics (which are free!):

寺 (133: Buddhist temple)
時 (135: time)
待 (337: to wait)
等 (361: equal)
役 (397: role)


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