The Joys of Korea’s Online Shopping Culture, and the Facepalms of Language Barriers, Continued

Discovered recently that you can order fresh fruit (and even frozen fruit!) off the internet to be delivered to you! This has opened a world of possibilities to getting all those wondrous foods I quietly miss (AVOCADO MAAHHHHHH).

While I’d worry about the quality of said fruit, Andrea told me her department orders bulk boxes and it’s all amazing. This was seconded by my co-teacher, HM, who said a coworker ordered a bunch of exotic fruits last year with succulent results. So HM and I have decided we’re going to order stuff between the two of us to split. Hellooooo guacamole!

The only bemusing thing came after she’d left work early for an English training class. As I was browsing the various food offers, I came upon this:

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So I’m guessing they’re trying to warn me about something…but how cruel to put only “CAUTION” in big scary English letters but the rest in Korean!! Now I know I need to be cautious, but against what??

/freakout

Anyway just wanted to share that. Oh, and if you were wondering – they mail your frozen foods to you with ice packs. Ingenius.


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