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Korean Tweeters Created A New Word, ‘Mubaraktic’, to Describe Someone Who Can't Take a Hint.

Categories: East Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, South Korea, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, History, Politics, Protest

South Korean net users, many of whom experienced military regime's rule back in 1980, have expressed great interest to Mubarak's address today. Korean Tweeters, such as @brokerlee, introduced a new urban slang ‘Mubaraktic'(rough translation)[ko], [1]to describe someone who ‘cant take a hint’ and ‘tightly clings to chair(:power)’.