“Internet centrist” on Sparkling Korea

November 14, 2007

Koreans lack a sense of irony

Filed under: Korea — fuga @ 12:59 pm

I mean Koreans literally do not have a concept of irony/sarcasm. Thus, there are no words for them in Korean.

Be aware when you talk with Koreans or else you might find yourself in deep shit.;-)

That’s all for today.

[update]

Some dictionary translates irony into Korean words such as “비꼬기”, “풍자한다” or “비아냥거리는”, but its meaning sounds different… Those are more like “teasing” or “harmless form of bullying” or “Jeer”..

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