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

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The Fellowship of Free Ranters

"He was trained as an intercessor but lost his business and even his family's support after he joined the Fellowship of Free Ranters. Neither his clients nor his relatives appreciated the constant harangues on arbitrary issues..."
[from Matthew Hughes' story, "Sweet Trap," F&SF, June '07]

See, this is what I conceive internet webboards to be all about.


meaning: diarrhea

== ri == (noun) diarrhea
赤痢 == sekiri == (noun) dysentery

Left/outer radical is 'sickness'. Inner radical is 'profit' (利), which here acts phonetically to express diarrhea. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Diarrhea can be a profitable illness.'

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

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