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Entries from July 2008

#85 Arranged Marriages

Posted July 31st, 2008 by Peter · 7 Comments

Here’s the second installment of “Korean Moms Week” from Stuff Korean Moms Like. I hope you guys enjoy it as much as many of SAPL’s other readers have. We proudly present Chiyo’s “Arranged Marriages” post (originally titled: Marrying People Off). They love this. If you are between the ages of 24-40 and you’re unmarried, your [...]

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#84 Child Labor

Posted July 29th, 2008 by Peter · 10 Comments

The last few days have been pretty busy here at Stuff Asian People Like. We’ll have a new post ready every two days due to the “banking” that we’ve been doing. One of our loyal readers has suggested a Korean Moms type feature because we haven’t been covering enough “korean content.” Due to popular request, [...]

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#83 Not Moving Out

Posted July 23rd, 2008 by Peter · 47 Comments

That Guy asks: Why should you move out at 18? you can just stay at home with your mom and and dad and live cheaply. Heck why move out at all? I know of some who live into their 30′s with their parents. Perhaps in the white people world that is awkward, but in the [...]

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#82 Mangosteen

Posted July 17th, 2008 by kvietgrl · 28 Comments

Since I’ve received fairly good responses for the durian post, I expect an even better response for the Mangosteen (my all time favorite fruit). Yes, Mangosteen. And no, it looks nothing like a mango, neither does it smell like or taste like it! If you don’t know what it is and how delicious it is, [...]

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