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Now Out: Essay 1089 on 褐 (brown) and 5 New-Monics

The 274th essay has posted! Essay 1089 on 褐 (brown) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out why the Japanese use 褐 for the color of coffee and why they once dyed armor and weapons indigo for good luck. Learn to say, “She got her dark skin and brown eyes from her father.” See how “chocolate world history” differs from “brown world history.” Find out about “brown fat” and “the brown plague.” And discover the shocking ancestry of a beloved French author.

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

Also, Ulrike has produced the following new-monics (which are free!):

需 (887: demand)
芝 (1335: lawn grass)
蛇 (1341: snake)
儒 (1352: Confucianism)
俊 (1371: excellent)


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