Re: Foreigners Taking Ugliest Filipina Girls
- From: "Cheeze" <csmarasigan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 3 Nov 2005 21:48:37 -0800
> > You know they have a weird defintion of "asian" out there. Who else
> > aren't asians: arabs, white people in Asia (i.e. those former
> > russians), indians. Asian seems to be limited to the yellow race.
> In North America this is how it developed. It is not that way in Europe
> for one. Also, Russian people anywhere are not "former Russians" but
> are just Russians and are never Asians. Come'on, bring a Russian like
> that to any village in the Philippines and what will people say to him?
> "Hi, Joe" probably.
> Turks, Arabs and Indians are Asians.
> The reason things got out of hand like that in North America was
> because before you had Europeans, Asians, Africans and also Orientals
> as a more specific group. Asians was for any people in Asia- the
> MEsterners, the Indians and the Japanese, 'Oriental' was for East
> Asians ( and no, not the blond ones from Vladivostok). Then the word
> Oriental got banned and East Asian borrowed "Asian" and never returned
Okay but why are russions not asians? Granted they are historically
tied with Europe, but then, aren't the turks that way as well?
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