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Essay 1151 on 糾 (to put the screws on someone) Is Coming Next

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

November 22: Essay 1151 on 糾 (to put the screws on someone; twist strands into a rope; gather people)...

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Now Out: Essay 1208 on 鯨 (whale) and 4 New-Monics

The 356th essay has posted! Essay 1208 on 鯨 (whale) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See how whales relate to cows, hippopotami, and boars. Learn anatomical terms from blubber to the...

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JOK Notebook

Showering Someone with Questions

Let's start with a Quick Quiz. What could this phrase mean:

奇跡の一枚 (きせきのいちまい)

The first half, 奇跡, means "miracle," whereas 一枚 as いちまい represents "one thin, flat object" or "one sheet." Here are your choices:

a. miracle in which...

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On Deck

Essay 1208 on 鯨 (whale) Is Coming Next

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

November 15: Essay 1208 on 鯨 (whale)

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Now Out: Essay 1419 on 畳 (tatami) and 4 New-Monics

The 355th essay has posted! Essay 1419 on 畳 (tatami; to fold; pile up) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out how 畳 can represent both rigid tatami mats and foldable items. See how the...

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