It has been argued that the expression ‘raise the head’ used when going to the golf course for the first time is inappropriate. This is to explain why actor Lee Sung-kyung does not use the expression “raise the head”.
Kim Jong-guk, who appeared on JTBC’s ‘Member Recruitment – Ceremony Club (hereafter Celebration Club)’, which was broadcast on the 15th, said, “The first time you raise your hair, the people you go with should tell them well.”
In response, Lee Sung-kyung said, “After I know the meaning of the expression, I don’t use that word.” He said, “In the old days, people who were parasitic said that it was the expression of raising their hair when they first did it.”
Kim Jong-guk said, “I thought putting the ball on the tee meant raising the head.” Lee Sung-kyung explained, “When someone says they raise their hair for the first time, they say, ‘It’s the first time I’ve been green’.” Kim Jong-kook added, “I hope more good words come out.”
According to the standard Korean dictionary, the expression of raising one’s hair means ‘a woman is getting married’ or ‘a young gisaeng officially becomes a gisaeng and loses his hair’.
After the broadcast, the online community showed a reaction that sympathized with Lee Sung-kyung’s words, such as “expression of rejection”, “I didn’t know what that meant”, and “I wish I could change it in the future.” On the other hand, some netizens also commented, “Isn’t it too sensitive?”
Meanwhile, ‘Celebrity Club’ is a golf talk show that invites guests from various fields to talk while playing golf outdoors, and is broadcast every Wednesday at 10:30 PM.
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