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Subj: North & South
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 at 09:46:31 am EDT (Viewed 316 times)
Reply Subj: Re: North Korean situation
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 at 05:21:43 pm EDT (Viewed 342 times)
The problem exists in the south, as well. Many South Koreans are starting to consider themselves South Koreans. Even the language is starting to fracture. The longer they remain separate, the further they will divide.
"It's so marked that architects from each side would probably have difficulty building a house together."
"...differences [of mutual unintelligibility] now extend to one third of the words spoken on the streets of Seoul and Pyongyang, and up to two thirds in business and official settings."