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Discover how dark blue connects to the police and navy. Find out why a term for “dyer” includes 紺, what it means for dyers to “wear white,” and where Dyers Alley is. Learn about great kinds of blue kasuri, find out how horned blue demons differ from other types, see what you get when eggplant mixes with dark blue, and learn the origins of “Prussian blue” and “ultramarine.”

Also, I revised essay 2115 on 枕 (pillow; bolster). Click the link for changes. If you have bought this essay before or if you have a subscription, you can download the new version for free.

Ulrike will be back soon with more mnemonics.


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