Eventually it will stop being news…

“It’s nonsense that Seung was a loner,” Kim Gyeong-won, a 23-year-old senior at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, said yesterday as he talked about his childhood friend Cho Seung-hui.

from the JoongAng Daily.

And the inconvenience of both Korean-English transliterations and the commonness of Korean surnames:

As soon as the name of the shooter at Virginia Tech University was released last night, it was trouble for anyone named Cho Seung-hui, spelled two different ways in Korean.

One Cho even changed his Web site’s name to “I didn’t kill anyone.”


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