* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Several of the mnemonics are hilarious. This was obviously done intentionally, as a memory aid.
** If your {{Samurai}} gets wet, hang him out to dry. Thus explaining why the kanji for "samurai" (士), when turned upside down, becomes the kanji for "dry" (干).
** The following sequence:
*** 車 -- "Wheel" or "Wheeled Vehicle" -- A drawing of a chariot from above, with a wheel at the top and bottom.
*** 垂 -- "Sag" -- You put a heavy load (that overlaps the front and back) on your chariot, and it sags under the weight.
*** 乗 -- "Ride" -- You put too heavy a load on your chariot, broke one of the wheels, and now you need a ride.