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Apr.05.2014 - 11:31 am
What a week! Monday, March 31, brought thunder so loud that it sounded as if a bomb had detonated. (The force of the noise blew out windows and set off car alarms.) The...
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Mar.29.2014 - 11:51 am
Last week and the week before that, I blogged about numerical issues, and now I'm going to wrap up that discussion. Speaking of wrapping up, I'm writing this late at...
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Mar.22.2014 - 6:44 pm
Let's start with a quiz. Where on the human face can you find the number 8? a. the eyesb. the earsc. nostrilsd. mustache I'll block the answer with a picture of my dog Kanji....
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Mar.15.2014 - 4:11 pm
Let's start with a quiz—actually Quiz #1 of 2. An official list of Joyo kanji and Joyo yomi contains the following sentence, which explains how that document handles ateji. What...
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Comments from Eve

Nov.21.2012 - 3:59 pm
In response to: Learning a Language
So who won the contest?! How can we find out?
Feb.10.2012 - 2:08 pm
In response to: Songs of Innocence and Experience
I can't seem to figure out the formatting on Red Room. To see this post with proper formatting, go to http://www....
Jan.06.2012 - 4:12 pm
In response to: Dragons Abound!
To delve more deeply into the ever-entertaining world of Japanese characters, please visit www.joyokanji.com!
May.29.2011 - 2:25 pm
In response to: Lots of press for Quilts4Japan
Bread for the Journey gave us a generous “nano-grant” a few weeks ago and then provided some space for the Quilts4Japan...
May.19.2011 - 3:36 pm
In response to: Lots of press for Quilts4Japan
Leah Garchik mentioned us in her "San Francisco Chronicle" column today: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c...

Published Reviews

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Oct.30.2009
Published by The Asian Review of Books
Eve Kushner, a self-described kanji fanatic, presents excellent learning strategies in her guide.... It helps to be as crazy about kanji as she is; even one of her dogs is named...