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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby Barings » 03 Jan 2011, 08:52

Big Fluffy Matthew wrote:
urodacus wrote:By and large, Koreans believe many other urban legends too. There are a lot of believers in Korea.
Electric fan death?


There is even a wiki entry on it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_death
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby tokki1 » 03 Jan 2011, 11:47

Never, ever, EVER sleep in a room with an electric fan and the doors/windows closed. It's death!

I had the aircon break in a classroom once, so I brought in a fan. Within minutes parents were calling in telling admin that I was attempting to kill students! Oh noes!!!
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby GuyInTaiwan » 03 Jan 2011, 12:21

With some people, you can take them out of the paddy field, but you can't take the paddy field out of them. What a bunch of neanderthals. Civilisation is wasted on such people.
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby tokki1 » 05 Jan 2011, 00:22

FACTS:

-Korea invented Chuck Norris
-Korea invented fish and chips but was kind enough to let England borrow it.
-Korea invented ninjas
-Korea invented Obama
-Bras? (no comment)
-Korea invented Chinese (and China)
-Zeus...Allah....Buddha...Jesus (etc...)...
-Bubble Tea
-The 'Made in China' tag
-Rice
-DNA (yep)
-The piano
-Asia

*Christopher Columbus missed North America but a Korean landed there first, and drew the Korean alphabet in the sand. Explains why Columbus was confused.*
Also, if you know anything about the Korean creation story, you'll know that a bear sat in a cave eating garlic for awhile. And that's how YOU were invented. And the rabbits in the moon...well they invented rice cakes. So think about that the next time you stuff one into your mouth.

-*Korea did NOT invent the electric fan, which is why it is dangerous, equipped (these days) with child-proof timers for safety reasons* (this should require no explanation)

And if you try to patent something, realize that Korea will fight you tooth and nail, as not only patents themselves were invented in Korea, whatever 'thing' you're trying to slap a label on is just a slap in the face to the Kimchi Mind.
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby maunaloa » 05 Jan 2011, 01:57

After King Sejong invented Hangul in 1446, he modestly invented a committee that could take credit for it, then created the Big Bang, leading to the present controversy concerning Gojoseon mirrors found in the mounds of U r.

(If your write those letters together, autocorrect makes it "your". Another thing to arouse Sumerian wrath. Some mounds were later moved to Mt. Miwa.)
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby bababa » 05 Jan 2011, 05:32

My Korean students would often tell me that hangul was the best alphabet ever invented. They also often claimed that Korean was the most logical language, and that German was second. Clearly, none of them had ever studied German.
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Re: Hangul is the BESTEST ALPHABET THAT EVER ALPHABETIZED.

Postby tokki1 » 05 Jan 2011, 11:52

bababa wrote:My Korean students would often tell me that hangul was the best alphabet ever invented. They also often claimed that Korean was the most logical language, and that German was second. Clearly, none of them had ever studied German.


I was often told the same. Even though many han gul characters 'resemble' those of Chinese or Japanese characters, they simply aren't as elegant or flawless as han gul. Also consider the system in which they are used. Perfection. So perfect, in fact, that other Asian countries have stolen bits and pieces, claiming them as their own....
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