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Radically Fishy – An Adventure in Ideograms

Hi blog. The rainy season has arrived, so be prepared to put up with me ranting about the locals’ inability to cope with the heat and humidity. Recent news has been dominated with the story of Yamato Tonooka, whose parents … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Cross-Linguistic Nomeclature – Ideograph This!

Recently I was co-teaching a class of 8 and 9 year olds, and wanted them to be able to ask “Can you ~?” After discussing the idea with the school’s staff, we decided to use the kanji names of various … Continue reading

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