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If I have seen further it is because a dwarf was standing on my shoulders

Like so. 負うた子に教えられて浅瀬を渡る (Outa ko ni oshierarete asase wo wataru; “Crossing shallows with guidance from the child you carry”) Definition: Sometimes there are things you can learn from people who are younger and less experienced. “Out of the mouths of … Continue reading

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An endless barrel of exposition

博学多才 haku.gaku.ta.sai Literally: acclaimed – study – many – talent Alternately: Possessing an extensive store of knowledge and a range of skills. Talented and educated. A “Renaissance man.” Notes: This is another compound formed by simply joining two two-character words … Continue reading

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