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Happy Gregorian New Year 2023! Another year has gone by in the Gregorian Calendar, 2022. Here is a list of some of the articles which were popular (and still are).

OPM, P-pop, and Idols

P-pop, or Pinoy Popular music, encompasses all music composed or performed by a Filipino. It is not the successor to OPM. It is not a subgenre of OPM. P-pop is simply another term for the entirety of Pinoy music regardless if the music is mainstream, indie, underground, from Filipinos abroad, or was performed by a foreigner.

OPM versus Ppop, I’M YourOnly.One

If P-pop is all music composed or performed by a Filipino, OPM is an Original Pilipino Music composed by a Filipino. We can say that all OPM are P-pop but not all P-pop are OPM. A music composition or performance by a Filipino is P-pop, but for a music to be considered OPM it must be composed by a Filipino.

OPM versus Ppop, I’M YourOnly.One

  • All P-pop are idols, Not
    Are the labels P-pop and Idols the same? No, not at all. In this article, we dived into these two terminologies and clearly defined P-pop and Idols.

  • P-pop idols, when did it all start?
    The trillion-₱eso questions: When did the P-pop Idol industry actually started? And who was the first P-pop idol?

Autism

  • What is autism acceptance?
    It started with autism awareness, and then autism acceptance. But what exactly is autism acceptance? Are the people around us, autistics, have truly accepted us, or only tolerating us?

  • Autistics On «Extraordinary Attorney Woo»
    Extraordinary Attorney Woo (이상한 변호사 우영우) was generally received by real-life autistic persons. The show and the team, in particular the lead actor Park Eun Bin (박은빈), positive reactions from both autistics and neurotypicals. I am autistic myself and my opinions about the show only represents my own, this prompted me to contact autistic people and asked them some questions about the show and autism.

  • Whale Couple Filipino Memes
    Funny and witty Filipino memes about the Whale Couple from Extraordinary Attorney Woo (이상한 변호사 우영우).

Explained

  • (Updated) «All Of Us Are Dead» Explained
    There were a lot of questions about this popular series. In this explained article, I tried to answer each question and explained why it was so.

  • (Updated) «Grid (그리드)» Explained
    This Disney+ series gained a lot of attention in Korea and overseas. As with any complex time travel stories, most of its audience were confused. In this explained article, I answered and explained each and every question from an in-universe perspective.

  • «Reborn Rich» (2022) Explained
    Confused about the ending of Reborn Rich (재벌집 막내아들)? Who was Yoon Hyun Woo (윤현우) and Jin Do Jun (진도준) exactly? Are they one person or two? Were there two timelines or only one? But Yoon Hyun Woo (윤현우) said he did not time travel, right?

  • What is in the name, Le Sserafim?
    HYBE and Source Music first teased about their new girl group with their motto IM Fearless on March 25, 2022. On March 28, 2022, they revealed that their motto is an anagram of the group’s name: Le Sserafim. But, what is Le Sserafim?

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ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki ・ 雪亮)If this is not the end of oblivion, then I shall live everyday as if my life were to end this very day.

The YOOki (柳紀 ・ 유 기) Chronicles

The YOOki (柳紀 ・ 유 기) Chronicles is ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki ・ 雪亮)’s return into casual and personal blogging. The name “YOOki” is a mash-up of the acronym of YourOnly.One and my nickname ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki ・ 雪亮).

Interestingly, according to Chinese legend, 「柳」 (YOO) is an ancient Chinese surname. The ancestors of the surname were closely linked with the ancient sage-king named Yu Shun. In Korea, the 「유」 (YOO) lineage traces to the Xia, Han, and Joseon dynasties. Holders of the surname Yu or Yoo had a reputation for charity and diligence.1

It is also the word for “willow” or the “willow tree” which means graceful or slender; and a tree growing near a body of water which provide continuous nourishment and resources for everyone. It can also mean to exist, an oil (anointment(?)), and simply as “U” (you).

The hanzi 「紀」 (ki) character means to record, be disciplined, provide order. While the hangul equivalent, 「기」 (ki; gi), means energy, spirit, a banner, and a period of time; and is also a suffix used to make a gerund or an infinitive.

Can you guess what I mean by 「柳紀」 and 「유 기」 as the Chinese and Korean for “YOOki”?

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