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Now Out: Essay 2122 on 喩 (metaphor) and 5 New-Monics

The 384th essay has posted! Essay 2122 on 喩 (metaphor) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn to compare life to climbing a mountain, to a stage, and to a voyage, while likening death to sleep. Discover the Japanese metaphor for being unable to use one’s talents in a new environment. Find out how to use “torii,” “bow and arrow,” and “bread” to stand for larger entities, along with “mountain” and “temple” in certain regions. Also see what alchemy and lemons represent in Japan. 

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

庭 (352: yard)
墜 (1606: to drop)
廷 (1610: court)
艇 (1621: boat)
劣 (1928: inferior)


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