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ID: 1981 Upper Intermediate
Have you ever heard of the "fan death" phenomenon, well-known in Korea? The theory is that sleeping in a room with closed doors and windows and a fan on will almost inevitably result in a tragic death. Don't believe it? Neither does the person in this dialogue. Listen in and learn...
Fri Jul 20 2012 | Jenny, John
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|半夜三更||bànyèsāngēng||middle of the night|
nǐ tīngshuō guo Fan Death ma ？
Have you heard of fan death?
shénme Fan Death ？
What's fan death?
nǐ sōu yīxià “fēngshàn ，sǐ ，Hánguó ”。guān zhe ménchuāng chuī fēngshàn huì sǐ ，Hánguó rénmín dōu xiāngxìn 。
Search for "fan," "death," and "Korea." All Koreans believe that if you close all the doors and windows and turn on the fan you'll die.
hā hā hā ，tài gǎoxiào le ！“fēngshàn huì bǎ kōngqìfēnzǐ jiǎosuì ，jiù méiyǒu qìtǐ kěyǐ hūxī le ”！
Ha ha ha, that's ridiculous! "Electric fans pulverize the air molecules so that there's no air left to breathe!"
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