The only thing that can bring things back to life, and restore energy levels in this community, is clean water.
As long as there is water, these young kids can continue to grow, continue to learn, continue to live.
So Korean pranks are seriously different to western ones. Seriously seriously different. In KOREA, they think it’s ok to stick a finger up your bum when you’re not looking. In fact they find it hilarious. Apparently they do it all the time and it is simply considered a childish prank. Well call me a bit of a wet blanket if you must but I find NOTHING funny about people trying to jam their fingers up my…
My boss informed mr it’s ‘teachnical’ name is Dong Chim, meaning ‘Poop needle’. (Which I have to admit is a lil funny..!) It is performed by clasping the hands together so the index fingers are pointing out and attempting to insert them sharply into someone’s @nal region when the victim is not looking. GROSS.
Mainly it’s just the young ones who do this, aged 8 or below I guess. Not that age has anything to do with whether it’s good or not. It has to do with the fact that, child or not, I don’t want someone forcibly jamming their fingers into my *beep*. One of my fellow teaching buddies in Geumchon told me one her students grabbed her (sizeable!) breasts and gave her a nipple twister. Wrong, just wrong.
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