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Essay 1223 on 繭 (cocoon) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

May 7: Essay 1223 on 繭 (cocoon)

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Now Out: Radical Note 66 on the "Strike" Radical, a Revision, and 5 New-Monics

Radical Note 66 on the "strike" radical 攴 and 攵 has posted. See why this radical is in 教 (101: teaching; religion)—yes, it will confirm your worst fears—and find out why...

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April Newsletter "Mysteries Solved" Is Now Out

The April newsletter “Mysteries Solved” is now out, presenting all content from the past month: three essays, two Radical Notes, revisions of other essays, and a host of mnemonics. On top of that, the newsletter contains a new contest, provides answers to the last one, and offers a great deal through May 31. There’s also information...

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Radical Note 66 on 攴, the "Strike" Radical, Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

April 29: Radical Note 66 on , the "strike" radical

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Now Out: Essay 1993 on 串 (skewer) and Five New-Monics

The 407th essay has posted! Essay 1993 on 串 (skewer) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Yakitori (grilled chicken skewers) is famous, but the Japanese also pierce other foods with rods,...
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