Monthly Archives: April 2015

North Korean Slogans

North Korea has published 310 new patriotic slogans. BBC published an article containing the slogans. Let us all turn out in the general offensive to hasten final victory in the revolutionary spirit of Paektu!

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Hanja for Cimi: 八 8 팔

To the Chinese, 8 is an auspicious number. 八 8 팔 In 2008,  Chateau Lafite Rothschild added the Chinese character 八 to their bottles, and it immediately became popular in China because giving the gift of wine not only symbolized … Continue reading

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Hanja for Cimi: 春 spring 봄

We learned hanja for sun 日. Now let’s learn the word for spring (season) which includes the symbol for sun. 春 spring 봄

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Name Seal

I have always been curious about name seals.  You can see them used on official documents or as signatures on paintings. Check out the video Creating Korean Artist Name Seal in Chinese Seal Script. You can order your own soapstone … Continue reading

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Make It Pop

Nickelodeon is premiering a new TV Show “Make It Pop” on Monday.  The three leads have Asian American heritage, and it is loosely based on the high schoolers wanting to form a K-Pop group.  While Nickelodeon shows are too sweet … Continue reading

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