The ‘Dumb Waeguk’ Card

Until I actually learn Korean, there are some distinct advantages to not knowing the language. One of these is that, especially with Jeju natives' tendency to be passive-aggressive, I can get away with doing some stupid things because people would rather not deal with the hassle of trying to explain that whatever I'm doing is … Continue reading The ‘Dumb Waeguk’ Card

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Where Did Everybody Go?

The public school kids have left for three weeks, to places where there is no snow and they can take stupid pictures of their stupid vacations and post them online even though nobody wants to see that garbage. The hogwon/private school foreigners, meanwhile, get to experience the wonders of the Korean Hawaii. This past weekend … Continue reading Where Did Everybody Go?