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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 addict and a recession that threatens to become a quagmire. See how 沼 relates to 沢 (marsh), 湖 (lake), and 瓊 (beautiful ball)! Learn derogatory slang involving 沼. Find out about a man whose policy decisions increased bribery and famine in Japan. And see how methane can clear the mind.

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

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

枠 (1943: frame)
藤 (2078: wisteria)
栃 (2080: Japanese horse chestnut)
蜂 (2109: bee)
蜜 (2116: honey)


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