I learned two incredibly important things today. One. Do not argue with women. It just makes them angrier. Instead, apologize for everything, agree with what they say, and do what they ask. If you’ve gotten your hands on a good one, she’ll come around to your point of view (if it is indeed the correct one) on her own eventually. It’s taken me about two years to figure this out. Life is just much more pleasant when you let women do whatever they want.
Two. I got this new Korean textbook, Intermediate College Korean by Clare You and Ensu Cho. It’s pretty awesome. After working my way through two lessons, and practicing a bit with A., I understood her today when she was speaking to her grandparents and used this crazy-ass verb conjugation that comes right in the middle of the sentence. She literally said:
Husband university at works because of university free so is.
When we translate the phrase with the help of a mirror, it becomes: