Synopses & Reviews
Next time you're traveling or just chattin' in Korean with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including:
and#149;Explicit sex terms
and#149;Raw swear words
Dirty Korean teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Korea:
and#149;What's up? Wasseo?
and#149;Holy shit, I'm trashed. Ssibal, na manchiwi.
and#149;I gotta piss. Na swi ssayahae.
and#149;Who farted? Bangu nuga ggyeosseo?
and#149;Wanna try doggy-style? Dwichigi haeboja?
and#149;That bitch is crazy! Heo nyeon michin nyeoniya!
and#149;I could really go for some Korean BBQ. Na cheolpangui meokgospieo.
Nothing is censored in Dirty Korean. By revealing the contemporary colloquial language locals actually speak, this book presents cool things to say for all casual situations shopping, parties, nightclubs, sporting events, and even romance and sex. Dirty Korean includes harsh expressions to convince a local police officer that one's documents are in order and he has been tipped enough, sweet words to entice a local beauty to join you for a plate of kimchi, and even native banter to help make friends over a glass of Soju. An invaluable guide for off-the-beaten-path travelers going to Korea, Dirty Korean is packed with enough insults and swear words to offend every person in Korea without even mentioning Kim Jong-Il or the breed of dog cooked into tonights dinner. Theres even sex terminology graphic enough to embarrass even the most jaded hostess at a massage parlor.
About the Author
Hyewon Geebi Baek was born and raised in Korea and attended the University of California Berkeley where she received a degree in art. She lives in Oakland, CA.