holy fuck we have our windows open and we heard a blood curling scream so naturally I went to look out the window because wow is someone getting stabbed?? and it is just my neighbour on his knees staring at a KFC chicken bucket spilt all over his driveway
October 9th holds a very special place in the hearts of Koreans. It is the birthday of Hangeul, the native Korean alphabet invented by King Sejong (reign1418-1450). The name ‘Hangeul’ is made up of two words: Han (한) and Geul (글). ‘Han’ means either ‘big’ or ‘great,’ and ‘Geul’ refers to the alphabet; Hangeul, therefore, means ‘the greatest alphabet.’ The invention of Hangeul was no accident, but the culmination of a methodical and logical process. Before Hangeul, Chinese characters called ‘Hanja’ had been used in writing. However, Hanja, for its sheer plethora of characters, was difficult to learn, especially for people of lower social status with little or no access to education, and led to rampant illiteracy in the country. In order to resolve the problem, King Sejong began developing a new writing system that would be easy to access as well as to learn. At last, on October 9th, Hangeul (Hunminjeongeum) was invented and disseminated with a thorough explanation of logic behind each stroke of its characters. The invention of Hangeul has contributed to substantially reducing illiteracy in Korea. Today, Hangeul is regarded as the most systematic alphabet in the world, and is annually celebrated on October 9th, designated as Hangeul Day.