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Re: Please stop those racial stereo typings (archive)

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Posted by Alan on October 03, 1998 at 10:23:25:

In Reply to: Please stop those racial stereo typings...(long) posted by Richard L. on October 03, 1998 at 04:31:58:

: I know this subject came up before on this MB, but with a racial comment made recently, i would like to pusue it again.

: Even though I am not a Japanese, but I am an Asian, and I am deeply disturbued by comments such as "rice boys" and "rice-burning crap".

Dear Richard--

I have to agree with you that the other terms you mentioned have very racist overtones, but I have to disagree with you about "rice boy" and "rice burners". Those terms are used without racial connotations--my fiance Nancy is Asian through and through. As we drive around in my M roadster or her Honda Passport, she'll often exclaim, "Alan! Check out that riceboy car with the 8" exhaust!" We both have a good laugh at the car in question, and usually can not tell a thing about the ancestry of the driver because the windows are way tinted.


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