Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

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Fè koupe fè.

"The constitution is paper, bayonets are steel."
            —Haitian proverb

More Haitian proverbs here. And here.
via Marginal Revolution

On a happier note, a sexy marionette bathing. And a surreal recollection of childhood. (I think.) And other strange and wonderful Japanese TV commercials advertising girly bath products.
via robotazalea



meaning: multitude, mass

公衆 == koushuu == public
合衆国 == gasshuukoku == USA

Top radical is 'eye'; bottom radical originally was 'person' (人) tripled. Henshall suggests taking the top stroke as a 'lash', and as a mnemonic: 'Mass of odd people under watchful eye with lash.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database
Gahoh kanji movie

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