Both the OED and M-W list the silent “l” as the first pronunciation and the “l” pronunciation as a variant for the following words: alms, palm, psalm, and qualm. ... M-W lists both pronunciations for balm and calm, but only the silent “l” pronunciation for salmon.
Park or Bak (박), is the third-most-common surname in Korea, traditionally traced back to King Hyeokgeose Park (박혁거세) and theoretically inclusive of all of his descendants.
Why is Park Geun Hye in jail?
Park was arrested on 31 March 2017, and held in pre-trial detention at the Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province. On 17 April 2017, Park was formally charged with abuse of power, bribery, coercion and leaking government secrets. Park denied the charges during five rounds of interrogation while in prison.
The common Korean surname, Lee (also romanized as Yi, Ri, or Rhee), and the Vietnamese surname, Lý, are both derived from Li and are historically written with the same Chinese character (李). The character also means "plum" or "plum tree".
During the administration of President Park Chung-hee, his daughter, Park Geun-hye, assumed the duties of First Lady after her mother, Yuk Young-soo. The first, and to date, only female president Park Geun-hye was never married in office so there is still yet to be a first gentleman of Korea.
The impeachment of Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea, was the culmination of a political scandal involving interventions to the presidency from her aide. ... Park was formally sentenced to 24 years in prison on 6 April 2018 after being found guilty of abuse of power and coercion.