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Bulwer-Lytton Contest

THE 2002 Bulwer-Lytton contest results are in!

Yay!


KEN

meaning: ticket
旅券 == ryoken == passport
ビール券 == biiruken == beer coupon
The top radical was originally a variant of 'rice plant'. The bottom radical is 'sword/cut' (刀). The character seems to have evolved from the concept of cutting a notch to indicate a tally. Henshall suggests taking the top radical as two (二) fires (火), and as a mnemonic:  'Start two fires with cut up tickets.'

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