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Entries from February 2008

#20 Bad Pronunciation

Posted February 29th, 2008 by Peter · 26 Comments

Asian people are very capable of learning the intricacies and grammar of a language. However, past the critical stages of lingual learning (1-7 years old, asians have to cope with not being able to pronounce words in other languages, especially English, correctly. This is true of nearly all asians that arrive in the United States [...]











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Tags: Activities · Comedy · Culture · Environment · People · Words

#19 Arriving Late

Posted February 28th, 2008 by Peter · 60 Comments

There is an old Paris By Night proverb: “If it doesn’t eat beans, it ain’t Mexican. If it doesn’t come late, it’s certainly not Vietnamese.” Have you ever wondered why asians always give ridiculously early arrival times to their peers and family when holding some type of social gathering? The answer is quite simple: Asians [...]

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Tags: Activities · Customs · Environment · Habits · People · Social

#18 Handwashing the Dishes

Posted February 27th, 2008 by Peter · 57 Comments

We thank “That Guy” for this very true asian observation. Asian people are generally regarded as technologically advanced, and that is true. However, there is one machine an asian will never use: The dishwasher. Asians simply don’t trust machines to do their dishes for them. Asians are very prideful in their work, and need to [...]

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Tags: Activities · Chores · Environment · Hobbies · Medicine · People · Technology

#17 Asian Supermarkets

Posted February 26th, 2008 by Dr. Chan · 25 Comments

As we have heard before, Asians love bargains, and will do anything to get cheap stuff. Hence, the necessity for Asian Supermarkets. Why buy a pound of tomatoes at Albertsons for $2.49 when you can get the same fresh tomatoes at 99 Ranch Supermarket for about buck? On top of low prices, Asian Supermarkets are [...]

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