It's two years old, but this article about an English teacher from New Zealand who worked in North Korea is interesting, as are his photos. (Hat tip to Milton)
Also, Gord Sellar and The Korean have continued their debate over whether banmal to an elder deserves a slap (which started over the incident in October where an old woman dragged a teenage girl around a subway car after she spoke banmal to her). Start here for the most recent comments.
the skunk works
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