Chimaek is a Korean word meaning fried chicken and beer, a now-classic combination in South Korea. We can also use
utpeuda 웃프다: Funny but sad in Korean
Brought to you by the letter ㅅ and its secret lives
Invasive species in South Korea
A two-way street and a tale of three critters
golbaengi 골뱅이: the slang of sexual assault in Korea (NSFW, somewhat)
“She’s lucky I’m a gentleman and didn’t do anything.”
Go-kwol 고퀄 – A search for the origins of high quality
Witness the birth of a new word~
Hapum 하품: Getting sleepy in Korean
Plus a little on loanwords vs native words & the history of Korean language
Jam-kkureogi 잠꾸러기: I don’t wanna wake up!
Beware, sleepyheads! A life of hard labor awaits you.
haejang 해장: Dealing with a hangover in Korea
If you drink a little too much soju…
One-shot 원샷: Bottoms up, Korea style
Featuring PSY, Snoop Dogg, and me. Oh, and a kitten.
Gochu 고추: Nationalism, food history, and granny slang
The small pepper is spicy.