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Entries from June 2009

Featured Submission: Ignoring Expiration Dates

Posted June 27th, 2009 by Peter · 10 Comments

This submission from Simmy C. highlights the Asian tendency to ignore Expiration Dates. My mom, too, did this for everything; especially milk. I hated drinking milk I knew was “technically” expired. Enjoy! Simmy says: You know that half-empty ketchup bottle that’s been in your fridge for well over a year (or whatever the expiration date [...]

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Tags: Activities · Culture · Customs · Habits · People

Linguify – Can you help me, please?

Posted June 26th, 2009 by Peter · 5 Comments

This week’s Linguify is: “Can you help me, please?” Remember that all participants are entered into a drawing to receive free tickets to the Asian American International Film Festival in July! Good Luck SAPL Family!

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Tags: Linguify · People

Featured Submission: East vs. West Coast Asian-Americans

Posted June 23rd, 2009 by Peter · 5 Comments

Thank you so much for participating in the first Linguify on Father’s Day. There will be more every week from here on, so get ready to learn all your favorite phrases! With that said, this week’s  Featured Submission addresses the demographical divide between East and West Coast Asian-Americans. A couple of years ago back in [...]

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Tags: Environment · Featured Topic · People

Linguify – Happy Father’s Day!

Posted June 21st, 2009 by Peter · 7 Comments

I am introducing a new type of Stuff Asian People Like post today called Linguify. There have always been times that we’ve wanted to know how to say something in another language, but have not been able to. That’s where you come in.We’ve seen your responses on posts like White Girls/Guys and Open Topics like [...]

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Tags: Activities · Linguify