Everybody Hurts

Everybody hurts some days It’s okay to be afraid Love hurts, whether it’s right or wrong. Wish you were here. These lines come from three different Avril Lavigne songs: Everybody Hurts, What the Hell and Wish You Were Here. Everybody hurts (Avril Lavigne)   Of course, being older, I think of older song: Everybody hurts…

Love Yourself

“Actually, I don’t know if God really loves me, but at least I love myself.” The page on the features a lot of emoticons (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_emoticons). I am unfamiliar with these symbols. If ‘XD’ means ‘lauging’, what does ‘XP’ mean? I think the comment (Nationalism→Classilism) is intended to mean that a stratified social class system is one…

Fighting Yangqin

There’s a lot going on in these two pages. The top-left comment must have been written during the 2006-2007 academic year (when the new English Corner opened). Fighting! This is an interesting term. It comes from English, obviously, but was popularized in Korea with a slightly different pronunciation (hwaiting – 화이팅) and with a different…