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Quotation of the day

Posted November. 27, 2000 20:30,   


"The Financial 'Kept in the Dark' Service" incapable of watching over financial mishaps deserves to be abolished. (Rep. An Dae-Ryun of the United Liberal Democrats at the National Assembly National Affairs Committee on Monday blaming the Financial Supervisory Service for its inability to prevent financial miscarriages or its collusion with financial entities.)

¡°I have heard about coal briquette before but never touched it.¡± (A Jeong-eup Girls Middle School student on Monday after having taken part in volunteer service to help underprivileged people in slums in the cold months. The campaign was organized by the Volunteer Service Federation of Jeongeup City.)

¡°Of the passengers more than 30 were issued certificates of delay.¡± (An employee of Seocho station on the Seoul subway Line No. 2 Monday morning as commuters called for issuance of "certificates of delay" by the stationmaster because of the breakdown of a subway engine which forced passengers to wait for over 20 minutes.)