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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ethnic Chinese Acronymns

ABC - American Born Chinese. Ethnic Chinese born in the US. Often used by Native Born Chinese to describe a person who does not understand Chinese culture.

Astronaut - Chinese living in the US, but flies to

Banana - Yellow on outside White on inside.

Egg - White on outside, yellow on inside

FOB - Fresh off the boat (should be plane). I have seen this used both as a positive and negative.

Sea Turtle - Chinese who return from the US to China

Twinkie - Yellow on outside, white on inside




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