The government is so dismayed that its National Human Rights Commission has made a movie to scare the public into ceasing the practice. Rhiannon Brooksbank—Jones, 19, plans to take Korean Studies at university and dreams of living in the country, even though she has never visited it. Grades Social Studies: After discussing the matter with her parents and language tutor, Rhiannon decided to undergo an operation to correct the condition, despite the fact it has never caused her any problems in speaking English. I have also seen it done this way:
Rhiannon's mother, Fiona, 56, said she supported her daughter's decision.
S. Koreans Accent Surgery in Bid for Flawless English
Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. More from the web. In Tibet, sticking out your tongue has an entirely different meaning. It was blamed on Rhiannon, of Beeston, Notts, having a slightly shorter than average tongue, caused by an unusually thick lingual frenulum — the flap of skin that joins the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. But while taking language lessons, the year-old found that she couldn't pronounce certain crucial sounds in the Korean alphabet.