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November 30, 2015 8:17 AM   Subscribe

The Korean couples are my favourites!
posted by jacquilynne at 8:27 AM on November 30, 2015

There is something a bit disgusting about the emphasis on "freedom" in the rhetoric of the Morrocan expats. I mean it seems that the primary freedom they want is to live like lords or kings with a full complement of servants without the cost (and perhaps bad reputation) such activities would entail in the mother country.
posted by mary8nne at 8:33 AM on November 30, 2015

Just popped in to say I'm glad to see you've made this a post. I saw it on AskMe and although I couldn't answer your question I found this link fascinating.
posted by like_neon at 8:50 AM on November 30, 2015 [1 favorite]

I picked the 'Moroccan expat culture' link first, for no particular reason, but was rather quickly put off by the narrator stating that

"...Tangiers has always looked in two directions at once: this is a gritty port city in balance, fixed between Europe and Africa, the sacred and profane" [emphasis mine].

What an unfortunate choice of words. And rhetorical structure.
posted by clockzero at 9:38 AM on November 30, 2015 [3 favorites]

The Korean couple outfits are cool- I saw it firsthand when I spent a couple months in Korea in 2007, and I thought it was very, very corny. But it looks like there are 'cool' ways of doing it, too- the featured couple's outfit was coordinated but not identical. And I really liked the comparison to a sports team's uniform. The video totally changed my opinion of this trend. Thanks for the post!
posted by BuddhaInABucket at 3:47 PM on November 30, 2015

I dress matchy matchy in michigan, so, you know, it's not just a korean thing.
posted by rebent at 4:21 PM on November 30, 2015

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