For some unbeknown reason, Koreans -- or at least girls who do language exchanges -- apparently have no concept of what is an appropriate time to text someone. In my book, phones shouldn't ever beep or buzz before noon - unless there is good reason.
But in Korea, a Saturday morning's glorious slumber will often be interrupted with insightful messages like:
"Are you awake?"I am now, yes. Thanks for asking."It is humid today."Oh is it? Thanks for the weather update."Good morning kind men."Quite.
It is truly strange. But it surely explains one thing about Korea: why everyone is so tired all of the time.
No wonder so many Koreans sleep on the subway.