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Asians Apparently Rise Above

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I don’t know where this originated, but it makes the rounds and from time to time lands in my inbox. I always grimace for a moment before admiting there is a certain humor to it. After having recently seen Crash, which I liked very much despite its flaws, I found this particularly amusing. I’m sure it will offend some people, too. Oh, well. I couldn’t resist after the brief Elvis debate on a recent posting.

10 TRUTHS BLACK AND HISPANIC PEOPLE KNOW, BUT WHITE
PEOPLE WON’T ADMIT:
1. Elvis is dead.
2. Jesus was not white.
3. Rap music is here to stay.
4. Kissing your pet is not cute or clean.
5. Skinny does not equal sexy.
6. Thomas Jefferson had black children.
7. A 5-year-old child is too big for a stroller.
8. N’SYNC will never hold a candle to the Jackson 5.
9. An occasional BUTT whooping helps a child stay in
line.
10. Having your children curse you out in public is
not normal.

10 TRUTHS WHITE AND BLACK PEOPLE KNOW, BUT HISPANIC
PEOPLE WON’T ADMIT:
1. Hickey’s are not attractive.
2. Chicken is food, not a roommate.
3. Jesus is not a name for your son.
4. Your country’s flag is not a car decoration.
5. Maria is a name, but not for every daughter.
6. “Jump out and run” is not in any insurance
policies.
7. 10 people to a car is considered too many.
8. Buttoning just the top button of your shirt is a
bad fashion statement.
9. Mami and Papi can’t possibly be the nickname of
every person in your family.
10. Letting your children run wildly through the store
is not normal.

10 TRUTHS WHITE AND HISPANIC PEOPLE KNOW, BUT BLACK
PEOPLE WON’T ADMIT:
1. O. J. did it.
2. Tupac is dead.
3. Teeth should not be decorated.
4. Weddings should start on time.
5. Your pastor doesn’t know everything.
6. Jesse Jackson will never be President.
7. RED is not a Kool Aid flavor, it’s a color.
8. Church does not require expensive clothes.
9. Crown Royal bags are meant to be thrown away.
10. Your rims and sound system should not be worth
more than your car.

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  • Eric Olsen

    you crack me up, your sensibility is finely tuned, love the description!

  • http://spaces.msn.com/members/dorksandlosers Tan Hoang

    Fun stuff.

  • Nancy

    That is funny; never heard it before. And hey – it’s equal-opportunity insults.

  • http://darkeroticism.blogspot.com swingingpuss

    Asians; are we know it all? :)

  • http://spaces.msn.com/members/dorksandlosers Tan Hoang

    If we are, then I haven’t been living up to expectations.