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From sea to shining sea to another sea to yet another sea

Earning an A+, though, not a C 海内無双kai.dai.mu.sou Literally: ocean – inside – not – pair Alternately: Top-ranked in the nation, or in the world. Without peer. Notes: This compound comes from our friend, the ancient poetic anthology Wen Xuan … Continue reading

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Maybe later; not yet and not now

古今無双 ko.kon.mu.sou Literally: old – now – nothing – pair Alternately: Something is unmatched from the past to the present. A quality (often, but not always, greatness) is unequaled at any time in history, right up to the present moment. … Continue reading

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