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The worldwide bedbug menace

The emerging worldwide bedbug menace.

And, in other insect-related news: The unappreciated dangers of the coming cicada spawn. From the site's FAQ:

What do Cicadas eat? Human children are the primary source of nutrition for Cicadas.

Write-write: 364 words on the bat riders story, and done, by god. 9/10 of the story went fairly smoothly (although it still needs second-draft edits) but the denouement kicked my butt.

And another 340 words on a new story, working title, 'Idealism'.


 

HO, HOU
tamo(tsu)
meaning: preserve, maintain

保安林 == hoanrin == forest preserve
健康保険 == kenkouhoken == health insurance


Left radical is 'person' (人). The right radical originally represented an infant, and the character referred to a mother caring for her child. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'wood' (木), and a box (口), and as a mnemonic: 'Person preserved in wooden box.'

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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