At 06:37 -0800 2000/11/7, Jon Babcock wrote:
> >>>>> Edward Cherlin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Chinese scholar-officials in training used to practice writing the
> > 3000 Character Classic over and over and over...and yes, it contained
> > 3000 distinct characters once each.
>What is this book? The Thousand Character Classic is famous, of course.
The sequel, of course. :) Written centuries later.
It isn't anywhere near as well known in the West as the TCC is, but
it is still in print.
>Jon Babcock <email@example.com>
Edward Cherlin Generalist "A knot!" exclaimed Alice. "Oh, do let me help to undo it." Alice in Wonderland
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