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On the benefits of job security

Or ego security, perhaps. 名人は人を謗らず (Meijin wa hito wo soshirazu; “The master speaks not ill of others”) Definition: True masters of their art do not go out of their way to find fault with others. If you are an expert, … Continue reading

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A galling surfeit of gall

大胆不敵 dai.tan.fu.teki Literally: big – liver/gallbladder / courage – non – enemy Alternately: Being, or at least acting, completely unafraid. Acting as confident as someone without any (meaningful) enemies. Notes: This is another compound comprising two near-synonyms. 大胆 is “brave(ry),” … Continue reading

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