A few weeks ago I finally completed the synopses for the final chapters of Avatar: The Heir of Ban, so I'm now far enough along that I can begin to release the story serially. I plan to begin this Saturday and release on a semi-regular schedule from then on.
Some people know of this story already from the articles related to it I've already poster on this wiki. Without getting too much into the history of this story, I actually started it about 4 years ago, but kind of abandoned it when I went to college. Although, I actually worked on it off and on, whenever an idea struck me. After I graduated I started working on it a little more consistently, and I always hoped to start it before Legend of Korra came out. (I'm cutting it kind of close i…Read more >
Sorry I've been away for a while. I didn't realize we had this new editor. Made it kind of hard to put a table on this, espescially with the long vocabulary list in this entry. But anyway, here's the new Chinese 101 lesson. You'll find a lot of vocabulary about buildings, things you find in dwellings like furniture, etc, and a lot of terms related to schools. There's a lot of vocabulary, but I only covered the more important usage issues in the grammar section, so if you have any more questions ask me, and I'll answer what I can.
yāoqiú Demand, request
tài Too, excessively
zǎo Early, or “Good morning”
yǒu yìdiǎnr A bit, a little
yǒu Have, or the…
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I don't know if anyone else caught this this week, but check out these screen grabs from the most recent episode of The Simpsons, "500 Keys."
Look in the top-left corner of this one.
The weird thing about this, though, is that the bending symbols are never mentioned in the episode. They're just there in the background. I have to assume it's some kind of in-joke or homage on the part of the background artists. I'm just posing this because I think it's cool, but I'm very curious about why the bending symbols might be shown on the show, if anyone has any information or other theories.Read more >