To be Born in Korea

Surprising as it is, you are probably 1 to 2 years older than you are now in Korea. Confusing, right? If you were born in Korea then the day you were born you would be 1 years old. Well, I guess I’m older now. But, if you were born in the US then you would be zero years old. And, it gets even weirder. In fact, in Korea, you do not get a year older on your birthday, everybody in Korea gets older by a year on the 1st day of January or New Years. So, for example, if a child was born on December 31st, the next day that child will be 2 years old because every Korean turns 1 year older in January. That would be a lot of celebration since it’s everyone’s time of celebrating for their supposed “birthday”. It would be less complicated if you were thinking about your American age. You would just turn a day old if you were born on December 31st and then the next day comes. But it doesn’t make much sense, to me. If a child was born and said to be a one-year-old that just sounds wrong, right? I mean they can be said to be 9 months and turn one year old in 3 months, think about it. 

That would be a lot of celebration since it’s everyone’s time of celebrating for their supposed “birthday”. It would be less complicated if you were thinking about your American age. You would just turn a day old if you were born on December 31st and then the next day comes. But it doesn’t make much sense, to me. If a child was born and said to be a one-year-old that just sounds wrong, right? I mean they can be said to be 9 months and turn one year old in 3 months, think about it. 

But it doesn’t make much sense, to me. If a child was born and said to be a one-year-old that just sounds wrong, right? I mean they can be said to be 9 months and turn one year old in 3 months, think about it. 

A baby stays in the womb for nine months (well, supposedly) until it comes out, right? So it would make much sense if in three months time, after the birth of the child, the baby were to turn 1 years old because 9 months + 3 months = 1 year.

Don’t forget to comment down below our thoughts on how you suppose this logic should work!

Yours truly,

L.O.A.S.H

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