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Baby steps to victory!

Another thing to keep in mind as we make resolutions and head into the new year. 一日一字を学べば三百六十字 (Ichinichi ichiji wo manabeba sanbyakurokujuuji; “If you learn one character a day, three hundred sixty characters”) Definition: If you study just a little … Continue reading

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I wonder what his kids thought, though.

愚公山を移す (Gukou yama wo utsusu; “The Old Fool Moves Mountains”) Definition: No matter how great your troubles or difficulties, hard work and perseverance will see you through. Your goals are realized through hard work and persistence. Rome was not built … Continue reading

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