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I have brought the one that is coffee

I think the Dark Cabal SFF review/breast-beating group has now gotten more words written about them than they have actually written on their newish site.

I'm imagining one protestor throwing a brick at a window while a hundred reporters and cameramen cluster about him, carefully recording the event, and a thousand TV commentators and newspaper editorial writers go 'tut-tut' about why bricks shouldn't be thrown at windows, and what is the world coming to.

Or a cartoon of a circle of white-coated scientists clustered around one mouse, poking it, and asking it which Clarion class it was in.

*squeak*Not mine!*squeak*

Via robotazalea, on how young Japanese are mangling honorific language. lol dude omg wtf stfu

Java runtime 1.5.0 doesn't like Firefox 1.0.4. Kiss and make up? No? Damn.


meaning: distance, cockspur

謙虚== enkyori == (noun, adjective that takes の) long distance
近距離 == kinkyori == (noun) short distance

Left radical is 'leg/foot' (足). Right radical is 'huge' (巨), which acts phonetically to express 'spear/lance'. Thus, 'foot spear', a reference to a cockspur. Henshall's account of how this character came to mean 'distance' sounds suspiciously like folk etymology to me. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Huge foot covers great distance.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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