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When I was last in Korea a few years ago a local friend of mine told me that I was actually saying something like "F*ck off" whenever I tried to say "chopsticks", "젓가락".

Was my friend just having a joke at my expense or is there actually an offensive term or phrase that sounds similar to "젓가락" when spoken by somebody with a foreign accent?

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    I think it's 좆까라. – MujjinGun Jun 30 '16 at 2:27
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좆까라 literally means "show me your penis", and figuratively means "fuck off". For obvious reasons, it only makes sense when heavily stressed and aggressively used towards a man.

Given context and its relative rarity, no one would actually mistake a bad accent for swearing.

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