I was walking down the hall and saw one of my favorite students leaving the nurse’s room, wrapped in a blanket and looking very sad and sick.
Me: Hi! What’s wrong?
Girl: Uh… uh… [gesturing at her back] magic! magic!
Her friend: Magic! Uh, magic!
I forgot that Korean people call getting your period ‘magic time’! Haha. Such a cute name for a not-at-all-cute thing.