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Looking for a Mr. Kim in Seoul: A Guide to Korean Expressions

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Gain insights into Korea's culture through idioms, slang and proverbs. If discussions gets heated, stand up and say, "You die! I die!" You will be able to experience wit and humor of Korean. Looking for a Mr. Kim in Seoul contains Korean, romanization and English equivalent and can be enjoyed by anyone interested in Korean language and culture. It is also recommended for a ...more
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Published September 10th 2007 by Infini Press
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Matthew
May 06, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: korea, non-fiction
Man oh man is this book hard to find. If you have the chance to pick it up, buy it and don't think twice. I have no clue why it is so rare but I know that Amazon is the only major online retailer that I can find it on. Moving on.

This book has much to laugh about. It ties in language, culture, and storytelling. You might read this book cover-to-cover and only take away a few memorable stories. I can guarantee you that some Koreans won;t even know the etymology of some of their own words/phrases b
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Qonita
Feb 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
i read the earlier edition (2002) titled "how koreans talk" - very helpful in understanding a lot of parts of korean culture.
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