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Why South Korea is Going to Hell

ludes98

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Some status symbol. I am thanking heavens I don't have to speak Spanish or French flawlessly!
 

simulcra

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this is kinda disgusting. it's like the surgery alot of asians get so that their eyes aren't narrow. geez.
 

GeogPlanner

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i heard about this months ago. it's very strange. but i guess it's nice to be looked up to by someone...and emulated!
 

Seabishop

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If there was a surgery for people around here to pronounce "R's" I'd be all for it. ;)
 

Gedunker

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I notice that a government ministry made a movie to scare folks out of the surgery. I can just imagine . . .

OT: I remember a movie in the mid-70s that showed the supposed ill effects of smoking dope -- a kid can't find an opener for a bottle of cola so he smashes the neck against and wall and -- predictably -- cuts his mouth on the jagged bottle, all while blissfully ignorant. Now, mind you, I NEVER INHALED but the friend and I that saw it left laughing ourselves silly. :-D
 

Rem

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Gedunker said:
I notice that a government ministry made a movie to scare folks out of the surgery. I can just imagine . . .

OT: I remember a movie in the mid-70s that showed the supposed ill effects of smoking dope -- a kid can't find an opener for a bottle of cola so he smashes the neck against and wall and -- predictably -- cuts his mouth on the jagged bottle, all while blissfully ignorant. Now, mind you, I NEVER INHALED but the friend and I that saw it left laughing ourselves silly. :-D
Continuing the OT: In high school we were shown quite old, B&W, US made films warning on the dangers of cars. There were lots of gorey accident scenes. The most harrowing I recall was a woman being literally dragged out on to the street to identify the corpse of her child who had been knocked down by a car. I promise not even the hard @sses left those movies laughing.
 
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