n.— «As dating became less and less formal, the “-ting” ending was used to describe these new styles of courtship. The dating format began changing in the 1970s, with university students who felt stifled by the old ways and wanted something less formal. There was no suitable Korean word to describe the new social scene, so they called this casual dating “meeting.” Basically, a “meeting” in Korean referred to a casual group date among college students.» —“Lexicon of love adapts to times” by Joe Yong-hee, Ines Cho, Kim Soo-young JoongAng Daily (Seoul, Korea) May 18, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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