If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by Satiated Parrot » Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:11 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
Joon wrote:Funny you get offended. Because Asians and other people of color who were born in the US or other "Western" countries get this routinely and when they point it out, they're told they are being too sensitive.

This clip is not about "racism," it's about making people realize they are saying the stupidest shit to other people.
I thought it very funny and a good use of humour to illustrate a point. A few months ago I was talking to a Khmer guy who was living in Australia, and who had cultivated a real "ocker" Australian accent. He asked me where I was from and when I said Australia. He replied really, you don't sound Australian :ROFL2:
Lol. My wife calls those people "try hard gwailo".

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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by HotRecruiter » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:46 pm

Very very funny.

It's a step up for New Gen Asians, the old ones were too shy and introverted to speak out. Hard to find decent Asian actors and comedians if the culture is introverted.

Quite funny, much like the Dave Chappelle show. About as racist too. ;) Juat gotta laugh it up!
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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by StroppyChops » Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:59 am

We're 'enjoying' cable TV for the first time - as a linguist I find myself subconsciously grinding my teeth and realise it's because of the 'cultured accent' the ad announcers use. Nothing like putting the wrong emPHAsis on the right sylLAble. That ad about living korREEan really craps me.
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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by Otis » Thu Jun 12, 2014 2:35 am

Fairly amusing

And now for a great work of humor from a much more self-confident ethnic crew.

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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by UKJ » Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:05 am

HotRecruiter wrote:
Hard to find decent Asian actors and comedians if the culture is introverted.
:facepalm:
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Re: If Asian People Said the Stuff White People Say

Post by StroppyChops » Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:44 pm

While we're being faux racist, this is mildly amusing... The Call Centre



Edit: Oops, reposted Otis's link (above) - thought it seemed familiar!
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