Confession is in the air! And honestly, I never realized until now how sexy the word “gashina” (가시나) can sound. A vernacular slang term for “girl” used mostly in the Gyeongsangdo region, there really is not an English equivalent. Perhaps the closest term is “bitch,” but the Korean term “gashina” is neither a profanity nor carry the offensiveness of the closest English equivalent. I think estel best described it when she said, “It does seem to occupy a nebulous in-between place.”
Episode 11: Defining the Relationship
In December 1998, upon hearing the news that crimes targeting women are on the rise, Taewoong worries about Siwon who works late into the night at a convenience store. Seeing this, Yoonje tries his best to hide his feelings for Siwon and appear indifferent.
Meanwhile, when Hakchan and Yoojung meet Yoojung’s friends, their relationship is put to the greatest test…
Episode 12: Significance of a Hand
Feeling guilty about always being on the receiving end, Siwon prepares a small gift for Taewoong, which Yoonje witnesses.
For Siwon’s birthday, Taewoong prepares a gift that holds a special meaning as lovers, whereas Yoonje finally confesses to Siwon his long-held feelings…
Video preview of episodes 11 & 12:
(BGM: Jo Sung Mo’s “To Heaven”)
Taewoong: It has a special meaning for lovers.
Taewoong (At least I think it sounds like his voice…): I want you.
Yoonje: I like you. What should I do? What do you want me to do? I’m asking you, what do you want me to do, Gashina-ya*?! [*Note: See above.]
Siwon: I have something to say, Oppa.