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An introduction to words of Korean origin

The OED includes dozens of words originating in the Korean language and/or related to Korea. Although the oldest of these words are attested in English as early as the 17th…

Daebak! The OED gets a K-update

K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, K-food, K-style—these days, everything seems to be getting prefixed with a K- as South Korea’s popular culture continues to rise in international popularity. South Korean director Bong…