The Korean internet and TV programs are chattering over the comeback of round head plastic surgery. If the back of your head appears flat or un-rounded, look no further than the surgeons of South Korea for a fix. A small cut is made at the back of the head and bone cement is injected to form a rounder surface. This is not a popular surgery, but it’s certainly the most talked about one.
뒷통수– dwit-tong-su – backside of the head
성형 – plastic surgery
뒷통수 성형 – Back of head plastic surgery
More here (in Korean) with pictures.
Ryan Estrada is responsible for a fantastic Korean comic book entitled Learn to Read Korean in 15 Minutes. The comic does a wonderful job of teaching by association. He teaches the Korean alphabet by choosing English words and sounds which are pictorially similar to Korean letters.
For example, ㅂ, which sounds like a ‘b’, is associated with the a “bucket” (b)ucket. Continue reading
Guests at Korean hotels are complaining about not being able to use the Air Conditioning to cool down their rooms. Continue reading
The Korea Times has an article this week that offers tips to get ahead in the online race: getting preferred university classes, train tickets during the holiday rush, and scoring good seats at a music concert.