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Now Out: Essay 1749 on 怖 (fear; scary; afraid)

The 116th essay has posted! Essay 1749 on 怖 (fear; scary; afraid) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn to talk about cowards, risks, and the politics of fear, as well as horror films and terrifyingly complex kanji! See how both the meanings and yomi of 怖 can provoke anxiety. Understand how 怖 and its near twin 恐 relate to each other. See what it means figuratively to be bitten by a snake and thus to fear a rotten rope. And find out about fears and phobias specific to the Japanese.

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