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The Tiger’s Whisker – Korean Folktale

TEXT: Once upon a time, there was a woman with a husband who had just come back from a war. When her husband came back from the war, he was a different person. He used to be very kind and loving and stuff. But after the war, he was very harsh and short-tempered. He would snap… Continue Reading »

Wombo Combo

Context: Playing Super Smash Bros with some friends at my house and one of my friends, S, keeps shouting “Wombo combo” while beating us all. S is a 20-year-old male from California who plays Super Smash Bros a lot. Piece: S: *hits me and another person in the game rapidly* “WOMBO COMBO BABY” Me: “Did you… Continue Reading »

Recipe for Matzoh Brie

Ingredients: – Matzoh bread – Eggs – Salt & Pepper   Steps D.F. – “Some people do it differently, but my family – you start with one board of matzoh per egg, so – if you have two boards of matzah, that’s two eggs, and a bowl of warm water uh: – First you need… Continue Reading »

The Floss (Viral Dance)

Context: Sitting with my grandma, younger sister, mom, and uncle. My sister, M, is 16. We started discussing Fortnite dances and how popular they have become, particularly the Floss dance. Piece: Me: “You can’t go anywhere without seeing a kid doing the floss dance.” M: “Yeah, we were just at the Phillies game with dad… Continue Reading »

“Lift your feet up when you drive over a bridge.”

This little saying was told to me by one of my buddy’s older brothers, Emilio.  Their family grew up in Irvine, CA and to get to school everyday, they had to drive over a bridge.  Everyday, throughout elementary and middle school, their mother would tell them to lift their feet up when they drove over… Continue Reading »