Seoul Searching: Pusan or Busan?

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Thursday, December 6, 2001

Foreign visitors to Seoul's new World Cup soccer stadium got a surprise recently when they saw some of the English-language signs posted around the just-opened facility. Who exactly is supposed to use the "Disabled Elevator" and the Smorking Room? And how many "spectors" is the organizing committee expecting? Local papers had a field day with these and other signs spotted by the visitors. A spokesman for Seoul's World Cup organizing committee blames the glitches on a computer problem. But it seems nobody had the wit to have...