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

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Nikki is firmly against the spanking machine

I'm in the process of revising my "Fourteen Experiments in Postal Delivery" story for submission. I note that no one was nonplussed by the reference to Scott McCloud, but about half of my Clarion-mates were confused by the word 'cosplay'.

I conclude that there's large overlap between the sciffy community and the comics community, but much less overlap between sciffy and anime fandoms.

'Cosplay' is comin' out of the final draft. *sob*


KA
-be(ki), -be(shu), -be(ku)
meaning: approve, can, should

可能な == kanou na == possible
可哀想 == kawaisou == poor, pitiable, pathetic


Left radical 'mouth/say' (口). Right radical was originally a pictograph of a 'twisting waterweed'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as a variant of 'exact' (丁) as a mnemonic: 'Say exactly what can and should be approved.'

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

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