Sunday, August 24, 2014

Jaws

This Summer's blockbuster in North Korea:


In case you missed the recent Jawgate, North Korea launched a series of insults at John Kerry, including a mention of his 'hideous lantern jaw' / 'spatula jaw' that ignited a fierce debate about the translation:


twitter.com/theseoulvillage/status/502278033621790721

The DPRK is so creative in its insult that The Guardian proposes a test to see if Baekduologists remember correctly which slur is targeting whom ("When North Korea attacks: can you match the insult to the person?"). Turns out I'm a 'capitalist swine' because I scored only 7/10:
twitter.com/theseoulvillage/status/502697844206096384



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