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Old 04-13-2012, 11:44 PM   #21
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Okay~ I'll bite!
I get it from both sides.

from the paler side of population I got this.

one day I was in Old town Snottsdale browsing the tourist's shops. I had my littlest with me who at the time was 12 months.Just as all 1 yr olds do she was reaching out of her stroller toward everything in sight. As we came around an area where they sold drums, I heard a tourist excitedly say....Look at the little indian baby!..she senses her heritage!see how she knows her peoples past!

I just couldn't take it so I said back (because they were pointing so did I) Look precious! It's tourists! See how they sense what rude is!And they still do it anyway!...couldn't get out fast enough.

from the folks that usually look like most of you, I get this.
Are you the babysitter?

from @Ta'neeszahnii Techno, I get this.
Hey Ghloe!

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Old 04-13-2012, 11:44 PM   #22
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Had a native friend from Ohio,that I have been friend with for over 10 years, texting me with a question.... Do you have Rodeos in Texas??? I said Duuuh it's Texas what do you think....
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:49 PM   #23
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I really want to get in on this, but no-one ever says I look ndn except ndns. Non ndns say I look Chinese.

I am sad.

Not that I mind looking Chinese. I get a lot of fun out of that sometimes.
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Another thing that bugs me, is that when people ask where my accent is from, because they sure can tell I ain't from Texas...they say well you don't look Swedish...duuh...not all swedish woman are tall blond blue eyed with big meatballs
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I get... "Are you Mexican?" "Are you Greek?... of which I always reply... "Oh goody, it's the guess how really silly you sound right now game."

My all time fav was at a hairdresser's where she asked, "are you part Chinese because your hair is very Asian feeling."
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I get... "Are you Mexican?" "Are you Greek?... of which I always reply... "Oh goody, it's the guess how really silly you sound right now game."

My all time fav was at a hairdresser's where she asked, "are you part Chinese because your hair is very Asian feeling."
I get that slot. Mostly from snow birds who aren't used to seeing the native population out here. We are considerably darker than natives throughout the country. So it's kind of funny watching them flock to the Hispanics and worshipping at their feet and leaving us alone. I usually respond with No habla English.
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I guess the weirdest thing ever said to me on this subject was when my mom-in-law said I didn't look ndn at all, but my hubby (her son, who is 3/4 German and 1/4 Irish, with blue eyes and curly hair) did.

Hubby and I were both
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