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Featured Topic: French Loan Words in Vietnam

Posted May 21st, 2010 by Peter · 51 Comments

Hi SAPL Readers! Blogger Danny Bloom was kind enough to share his article about how certain Vietnamese words have been derived. It’s interesting that a great deal actually come from France (not really), but check it out! I learned a great deal about Vietnamese words I never thought had French roots at all. According to [...]

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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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Stuff Asians DON’T Like

Posted February 10th, 2009 by everydayasian · 53 Comments

Smack in the middle of this big ol’ racist picture is none other than Miley Cyrus, the biggest thing out of the Disney factory since Britney Spears, y’all. What’s worse is that her “apology” isn’t even one at all. It’s more like “I’m sorry that you’re offended by it because I didn’t do anything wrong” [...]

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#106 Talking at the Worst Times

Posted January 12th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

If you’re asian, and you have asian parents (which most asians do), you know this all too well. Whether you’re at the movies or with your friends, it’s probably an Asian sitting behind you yelping and conversing while Will Smith, in Seven Pounds, is about to stick his hand into a tube of.. (well, I [...]

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