Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet wants to buy my short story, "Errant Souls." Yay!
Sourdough starter, Day 9: nothing new to report. Smells like sour grapes. Hm...
== kokuen == (noun) graphite
|Left radical is 'metal' (金). The right radical is a character only found in Chinese meaning 'hollowed out', which here acts phonetically to express 'white'. Henshall suggests remembering the right radical as 'hole' (口) and 'out of' (八), and as a mnemonic: 'Metal pouring out of holes is lead.'|