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And still the generations of the birds sing through our sighing

(Elizabeth Barret Browning, “Patience Taught by Nature”) 鳴くまで待とう時鳥(Naku made matou hototogisu;“We shall wait until it sings – The lovely cuckoo”) Definition: An expression of patience, of waiting for something good to happen or a good opportunity to arise. If the … Continue reading

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Ancient wisdom about market share?

群雄割拠 gun.yuu.ka-.kkyo Literally: group – masculine/hero/leader – divide – basis Alternately: Many rival warlords, each controlling their own territory and vying for supremacy. A given field seeing multiple people of great ability, influence, or power – possibly competing for dominance. … Continue reading

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