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Proverb of the Day Posted by on May 4, 2009

Today’s sajasongo (사자성어) or four letter proverb is 초록동색 (草綠同色). 초 (草) = means “grass.” 록 (綠) = green. 동 (同) = alike. 색 (色) = color. There’s a similar saying in English as well. Before I tell you what that English proverb is, let me give you hints as to what the Korean version could…

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The Blue House Posted by on May 2, 2009

The President of the United States lives in the White House. The President of Argentina lives in the Pink House. What color house does the South Korean president live in? You guessed it, it’s the Blue House, or what is aptly called Chungwade (청와대). The Chungwade (청와대) contains the press hall or chunchukwan (춘추관), where…

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