stereotypes

October 26, 201220 Comments

What consequences must a laowai (foreigner) accept if he marries a Chinese woman?

The following is translation of a blog post written by a Chinese stand-up comedian living in the United States. He claims he interviewed “a dozen laowai married to Chinese wives” before he summed it up in this article, which lists “no privacy”, “a palate for everything”, “driving kids to death” among others as the consequences of an interracial marriage between a Chinese woman and a foreigner. The post, published yesterday, immediately gained popularity on Chinese social media and Internet forums.

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April 26, 20124 Comments

Life journey of Chinese, Americans, Europeans, Africans, Middle Easterners, Indians, and North Koreans

From Renren Life journey of a Chinese o to 10 years old: Be forced to learn to master various skills for the sake of gaining face and certificates 10 to 20 years old: Wars against mountains of books Age 20 to 30: Send millions of resumes to get a job 30-40 years old: Become a [...]

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April 16, 201212 Comments

Curious Chinese ask stereotypical questions about India; a smarty-pants answers them all

The following content comes from a discussion thread in a forum in Baidu dedicated to topics related to CBS sit-com The Big Bang Theory. (A condensed version can be found here.)The author asserted that he spent 8 months in rural India and stayed with his Indian classmate, during which he did research for his thesis [...]

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