A play in there: N Korea’s devilishly Elizabethan way with insults

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2014


The North Korean state appears to count a number of frustrated novelists among its workforce. Who else would come up with a ‘flowery’ insult like this: “It would be perfect for Obama to live with a group of monkeys in the world’s largest African natural zoo and lick the breadcrumbs thrown by spectators.” The rhetorical … Continue reading “A play in there: N Korea’s devilishly Elizabethan way with insults”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK