Okay, I'm really late to this story, but I mention it just because the guy deserves all the praise on Earth: last month, CNN's website did a profile on Ask a Korean!, the blog that answers any and all questions about the Mexicans of continental Asia and directly cites my ridiculous column as inspiration.
The Orange County connection after the jump!
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The Korean--who lived in Southern California before moving back East--was kind enough to bump me to the top of his packed question queue for my stupid question on why "-rang" was in so many Korean words. Being the naranjero that I am, I had to put an Orange County spin to it, name dropping Sarang Community Church in Anaheim and Garden Grove's Arirang Market. His answer was everything my column isn't--straightforward, clean, informative--but the guy is kind enough to plug my columna whenever possible. Got a spicy question for the Korean? Ask him at email@example.com!