The rain in North Korea tastes like lemonade, and is a great source of national pride. Just across the border to the south, however, the rain tastes very bitter and is considered unpalettable. In 1923, the North, determined to safeguard its lemony treasure, closed off its borders to the south. South Korea have been remarkedly good natured about it since then, adapting to drink things other than rainwater.

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