Episode #15: Looks Familiar

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So I think some explanation is needed for everyone who doesn’t live in Korea. There is a commercial for a money lending company called “Rush and Cash”. Their mascot is a Korean radish. I actually like the character and since I haven’t really done any shopping for food to cook up until this year, I really never see this radish in the store. So I just blurted it out as it was the first thing I thought of when I saw it. Hyo got a laugh out of it as well as a few Koreans nearby. Here is one of the commercials for the radish:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkCmOkO23cE

 

 

 

Also remember that romanization is only a tool. Try not to depend on it too much. Learning the Hangul alphabet is the key to success!