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Featured Topic: Double Names

Posted January 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

This week’s post is a very thought provoking dissemination of common Asian naming conventions by none other than guest writer Vannie Sung! Hopefully, we as a SAPL community can help shed some light on this topic. Take it away, Vannie! Vannie says: I’d like to re-iterate the question that Shakespeare’s Juliet asked Romeo: “What’s in [...]











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#129 Numbering Their Kids

Posted December 19th, 2009 by Peter · 41 Comments

This week’s post from Viet Nguyen is about the age old question: “Where did I come from,” but from an Asian perspective. There is a tremendous amount of truth to this post, as my name is actually “fourth” in a two-person family (go figure). At any rate, Enjoy! From Wikipedia: In Western culture the White [...]

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Featured Video: White Collar Pressure on Asian Children/Adolescents

Posted October 30th, 2009 by Peter · 5 Comments

This is a video submission by Anthony about stereotypical expectations of Asian Parents and how 2nd generation Asians are breaking free of the mold. This video comically portrays a confronting conversation that some Asian youth experience. Where the Asian child gets a scolding because they choose not to pursue a typical white collar job. These [...]

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#123 Pouring Tea for Others

Posted July 25th, 2009 by Peter · 13 Comments

Pouring Tea for Others: “R.E.S.P.E.C.T (Find out what it means to me.)” by Vannie Sung We’re tea fanatics. Since the beginning of Chinese culture, the presence of tea has been in our lives- you see it served in restaurants before every meal, regardless of the time of day you’re eating. Heck, I bet when the [...]

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