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Now Out: Essay 2012 on 痕 (scar) and 5 New-Monics

The 379th essay has posted! Essay 2012 on 痕 (scars; traces, mark) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out how to talk about physical scars, as well as psychological ones, saying for instance that World War II scarred a place. Learn how to say, “The blood on the road must be mine,” “One senses that each era has left its mark on the city,” and “It sank without a trace.” Also discover what fingernail marks have to do with the ravages of nuclear testing and of volcanic explosions.

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

獣 (1366: animal)
粛 (1369: solemnly)
剝 (2093: to peel)
汎 (2096: all)
眉 (2099: eyebrow)


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