The Chungs on the Judge’s Pants & Lawsuit

By June 27, 2007Briefly Legal

Photo%20of%20Chungs.jpgThe thumbnail to the left is of the Chungs at their drycleaners on Monday, holding a news conference after a judge held on their behalf in the multimillion-dollar lawsuit by a D.C. administrative judge, Roy Pearson, over a pair of lost pants.

And here’s the photo caption:

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Well, we should say so.

That’s the ASCII-transliteration of Korean from Chosun.com, the website of a huge South Korean newspaper, Chosun Ilbo, with a circulation of about 2.4 million. And here’s the English-language version of the story.

Great impression being left with the Koreans, eh? Especially as we negotiate a free-trade agreement? “Q: What do you know about the United States?” “Many lawyers! Too many lawsuits!”

Thanks, Pearson.

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