Am wondering if you really had to have the joke explained to you which would be remarkable, if so. Gosh, what a head-spinning name! The name when pronounced by an english speaker sounds like vulgar slang. Hey Great Western Dragon good posting. I damn near got in a car accident, how beautiful that the phonetic meaning is almost identical in American English. Maybe it does in Cantonese, though. You know, just enough language to start an international incident.
The Offbeat Travel Photo of the Week is shown below, and it was sent to me via email. I think you are trolling for confirmation to stop communicating with him - you're right and he's wrong sort of confirmation. Some folks here are in danger of terminal seriousness. Larry Dziubek kindly forwarded the following photo and caption. How is it racist to laugh at things from another country that are funny in your language? Am wondering if you really had to have the joke explained to you which would be remarkable, if so.
I don't see how the picture does either or this things. And bumming refers to sex between homosexual men. I'm just bumming off my parents. If you got the joke and wondered about his reasoning to send you that, you should have phrased your question differently. Turning foreign language words into similar-sounding vulgar English words is a kind of humour easily managed by eight year old boys.
I wonder where the right one is? Once these threads degenerate into name-calling, as they invariably do, the accusation of Troll-ism seems to come up. Holy moly, the options and silly jokes that can be cracked from this sign are potentially endless! I think you know what it means. If you don't think that I have been poked fun at, you have been sleeping for the last 50 years. It's only racist if someone else does it. Basically, this Offbeat Travel Photo highlights the. The fourth one was like this: The Confucius says that if you can't find the book you want, you are probably shopping at the Wong Fook Hing Bookstore.
In Germany there is a big bus company called Fücker. The person that called racism is a reasonophobe. Therefore a German would read the word as 'latte', and now you understand the sense of the association. Thinking that the name sounds funny to english speakers because it sounds like you saying wrong fucking bookstore when you say the name is racist? Dictionary definition of racism: The belief that race accounts for differences in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others. Turning foreign language words into similar-sounding vulgar English words is a kind of humour easily managed by eight year old boys.
And others like me are free to laugh at ourselves. I've heard we have phrases in English that, while innocent to us, sound vaguely obscene in other languages. And bumming refers to sex between homosexual men. And others like me are free to laugh at ourselves. I think you know what it means. Make sure all of your family and friends are around to witness it! His host family asked if he had a job back home and he said Not right now. Good luck with a better connection next time.
Or maybe the gal on the tape was racist, after all, she did try to kill me. But then again, I wasn't there - so perhaps it was perfectly appropriate. And as a non-native but fluent French speaker, I couldn't help snickering when I saw a food delivery service in L. Again juvenile, but it colored his childhood in a negative way and continues to be an occasional source of irritation to this day, no doubt. Basically, this Offbeat Travel Photo highlights the. They were even more amused by Taco Bell's Chilito Slang for tiny penis.
For example, I've seen a Thai food place where they had replaced all the 'R's on the menu with 'L's. No I dont, you must be totally unique in the whole world and we should all change the way we act and speak because it upsets you. It's only racist if someone else does it. It is like calling my Polynesian Quaffmander birds Hugnarian Quaffmander birds, because they live in my house, I consider them my children, and I speak Hungarian. Several years ago I worked for a company that did a lot of work in Southern China. Discrimination or prejudice based on race.
Or maybe the gal on the tape was racist, after all, she did try to kill me. It even happens in English between English speaking countries. Make sure all of your family and friends are around to witness it! Tycho Jerry Holkins Penny Arcade does anyone here speak Cantonese? To submit items for publication in The E-Sylum, write to the Editor at this address: To subscribe go to:. Showing an unmodified picture of a store is racist? In the process, of course, the person having to explain just what was funny about their remarks reveals themselves to be an ass. Or if you're asking the question in a 'what do I think about him sending you the joke in the first place? Please, see a doctor for a funny bone transplant.