Swearing in Korean – shhh(ibal)!

Swearing in Korean – shhh(ibal)!

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Korean government sanctions out-of-wedlock baby factory!

Korean government sanctions out-of-wedlock baby factory!

Considering it’s history of sequestering pregnant teens and forcing them to give up their children to overseas orphan seekers, ostracizing any who dare to expose their sin to the light of day, refusing to hire single mothers, and even abusing innocent children with far more than simple ridicule, can the Korean government really have any chance of implementing a 180 in the Korean psyche?

(non)Sense and (lack of) Sensibility

(non)Sense and (lack of) Sensibility

The Republic of Korea has an epidemic of suicides!

The high levels of stress in both confucian-influenced work environments and (even more so) schools, resulting in an incredible national average of 40 suicides per day. Some suggest that this is largely due to the unrealistic standards and excessive competition among mothers over how much better their son or daughter is than the neighbor’s kids, also called 엄친아 [eom-chin-ah], in a warped sense of keeping up with the Joneses.

Feeling Fierce?

Feeling Fierce?

Runway ready? Strut say you Gingham! 간지난다 [gan-ji-nan-da] looking good, fierce or snazzy; off the hook. Too cool for school!

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