A lot of people have asked me for help writing letters in Korean, so today I present this new video to help you with that. Feel free to send in your own questions and they might be featured in an upcoming video.
October 19, Getty Images In the days before the Internet, writing a letter to a celebrity and sending it out via snail mail was almost a rite of passage. Nearly everyone did it. As a kid, I wrote letters to my favorite athletes requesting autographs, and was always thrilled—and a little shocked—when I received a response back.
But now, celebrities typically connect with their fans via their own websites or on Twitter—so the magical quality of a written letter sent to a fan has largely been forgotten. Luckily, sites like Letters of Note where many of these came from are perfect for documenting these delightful little brushes with fame.
Here are a few approaches stars have taken when writing back.
Steve Martin was once known to respond to his fans with a hilarious form letter that mocked the entire idea of the fan-celebrity letter exchange by pretending not to even be a form letter.
He even signed this highly personal response to a fan named Jerry with a postscript that recalls a warm memory they once shared.
The list of potential responses includes: Why did you wait until you disliked one story before writing to me? I am ready to discuss this with your teacher, principal, or school board.
But it also includes this nice thought: You suggested that no answer was expected but I must tell you how much it pleased me.
I wish you calm seas, following winds, and a happy voyage through life. Unfortunately, I got married recently and my wife doesn't allow me to go to proms anymore with cute year old girls.
Sinclair Lewis to you. Back in the 70s, a Cleveland Browns season ticket holder wrote the team to inform them of the fact that fans at the stadium had begun the habit of creating paper airplanes out of game programs and flying them through the crowd at the stadium.
His letter included this note of caution: Please be advised that since you are in a position to control or terminate such action on the part of fans, I will hold you responsible for any injury sustained by any person in my party attending one of your sporting events. In response, someone inside the Browns organization sent back this simple reply: Attached is a letter we received on November 19, As an added bonus, then Browns owner Art Modell is copied on the letter.
If he instead just surprises you at your school fully dressed up as his most famous character, you may skip past excitement and go straight to shock.
Write Back to All of Them After his longtime comedic partner Oliver Hardy passed away, the great Stan Laurel devoted much of his remaining years to personally responding to the many fan letters he received. But a few years ago, he posted this video on YouTube imploring his fans to stop sending him mail.
After being criticized for ithe explained that the video was "in direct response to an inordinate amount of items which have recently appeared for sale on E-Bay, and to those that repeatedly send cards and items to be signed.hi my name is silvia i love you and ur music love you i would love to meet you some day i hope i hope i do please write back love you love u.
Leonardo DiCaprio. You can win $ for each letter chosen from the Celebletters site for our Celebletters book! BE CREATIVE! There are a few ways you can submit a letter, image, video or collage.
Even after the invention of the Korean alphabet, most Koreans who could write continued to write either in Classical Chinese or in Korean using the Gukyeol or Idu systems. The Korean alphabet was associated with people of low status, i.e.
women, children and the uneducated. Korean. The shape of the letter representing the sound /g/, for example, Learning to read and write hangeul is relatively easy. That said, Korean writing is not completely "phonetic" in nature.
While the writing system Beginning Korean: A Grammar Guide.) *. This website, Korean War Letters: All My Love, Ken is dedicated to my parents, Ken and Rosalie Zill. Now both gone from this world but together once again in heaven are much missed and loved by all those whose lives they touched.
Write to South Korean conglomerates – Urge your government to ban the dog & cat meat trade now! "Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Nov 13, · An Open Letter of Love to Kim Jong-un.
We are certain that you will find this letter of love surprising. We write to you with love and an appeal for forgiveness and mercy because history.