On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 1:34 PM, Bob Jersey <bobjer...@ptd.net> wrote:

>
> Doug Fields, Friday (11):
>>
>> What's the naming custom he hasn't learned?  I'm a Mandarin Chinese
>> speaker, *very* familiar with Asian naming customs, and I'm not picking up
>> on the point you're trying to make.
>>
> I can't prove it anymore since he's put the video and transcript back
> behind the paywall, but ISTR that late in the piece he referred to Kim only
> as "Un." It may have been an intentional move, but it's hard to make sure.
>

That seems to be something journalists are doing. Calling Him Un to
differentiate him from his father Kim Jong-il.

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