Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Use Naver's English Dictionary in English!


Problem:
You want to translate a word/phrase between Korean/English, but Google Translate sucks (doesn't have a translation, or the wrong translation) and your phone dictionary doesn't have it.

Solution:
Koreans invariably use Naver's English Dictionary, which now boasts an English-language version to help you navigate. Check it out; it's (usually) much more accurate than Google.

Source:
http://endic.naver.com/?isEngVer=Y
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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Korean "pull my finger"


Problem:
You want to apparently fart on-demand by asking your friend to "pull your finger," but because he's Korean, he doesn't understand your request.

Solution:
The Korean version of this classic and gassy classy move might be called the "push my thumb" trick. Make a "thumbs up" gesture, and ask your friend to push it. He will push down on your thumb like a detonator, at which point you will release your "dok-gas!" (독가스)
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