How to Tell if You’re Chinese
Top Twenty Tips To Look For
Your dad is some sort of engineer.
You ask your parents for help on one maths problem and 2 hours later, they’re still lecturing.
You have a 40 lb. bag of rice in your pantry.
Everybody thinks you’re ”Chinese” no matter what part of Asia your ancestors are/were from.
You drive mostly Japanese cars.
At least once, you’ve started a joke with the phrase: ”Confucius said....”
You know what bok choy is.
Idiot people try to impress you with pathetic imitation Chinese, like the ever so popular: ching cha wa woo bok chi ping ....
Your parents say leaving rice in your bowl is a sin.
At least one member in your family wears black wire/plastic framed glasses.
Your parents say, ”Calculus?!! I took calculus in the 8th grade!!!”
Everybody thinks you know karate/tae kwon do.
Your parents’ vocabulary is filled w/ ”Ai-yah” and ”Wah’s”.
You never order chop suey, sweet and sour pork, or any other imitation Chinese food.
You learned the birds and the bees from someone other than your parents.
People see a bunch of scribbles on a pair of chopsticks and they ask you to translate the funny Chinese words.
You will most likely be taller than your parents.
Your parents made you play the piano, the violin, or both.
You buy soy sauce by the gallon.
You have sticks, leaves, dried skin and strange-smelling, unknown substances in your pantry for use as medicine.