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Now Out: November Newsletter, "The Joy of Losing Control"

The November newsletter “The Joy of Losing Control“ is now out, presenting all the new content that came out in the past month—namely, three essays, a Radical Note, and a host of mnemonics. On top of that, the newsletter includes photos of a manga-themed restaurant bathroom, presents a new contest, provides answers to the...

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November 2020 Newsletter Is Coming Next

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

November 30: November newsletter!

December 4: Essay 110...

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Now Out: Radical Note 3 on the "Dot" Radical and 5 New-Monics

Radical Note 3 on 丶, the "dot" radical, is now out. See how small dots transform kanji such as 主 (299: to preside over), 丸 (830: round), and 丼 (2083: large bowl).

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

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Radical Note 3 on 丶 ("Dot") Is Coming Next

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

November 25: Radical Note 3 on 丶 ("dot")

November 30:...

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Now Out: Essay 1689 on 梅 (Japanese apricot) and 5 New-Monics

The 393rd essay has posted! Essay 1689 on 梅 (Japanese apricot; rainy season) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See how Japanese apricots (ume) relate to the rainy season, the new year, haiku,...
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