on Language

That Konglish is tricky. One could be so arrogant as to think that one knew what to expect when one ordered a “soft waffle.” One expected a pliant texture. But one was surprised to get a waffle with soft-serve in the middle.

Was instructed yesterday to “jigguh jagguh” when putting down the dirty lunch trays; took me until this afternoon to realize she had said “zig zag.”

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