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5 ways in which people stereotype Asians these days

1. Mocking or trying to imitate the language:

Ching chong, ling long, ting tong.

YES, THAT IS WHAT CHINESE SOUNDS LIKE. YOU’RE GOING TO DO GREAT IN CHINA, KID.

No! That’s not what it sounds like! That’s simplifying and degrading a really old and ancient language that carries significance in my life! How would you feel I reduced your language down to a few stereotyped words? Your grunting and tongue clucking does not help. Continue reading