Question to Asians and non-asians,
do all Asians look the same to you or can you tell the difference whether someone is from east asia or southeast asia. Can you tell which country the person is from?
I'm southeast Asian and about 70% of the time people - even the smart ones - think I was either Chinese or japanese. Is it really that difficult for people to tell the difference?
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It's so hard to tell us a part I can't even tell if I'm man or woman when I look into the mirror. It's so frustrating. :P I kidd, I kidd, keep your panties on.
I can tell us all apart once we start to talk from which part of Asia your from, but I know that doesn't go for most folk.
I have had friends from many nationalities like Chinese (mandarin, catonese, haka, punti), Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean , Japanese, Philipino, Indian, Pakistani and Malaysian.
I do mistake Thai and Vietnamese sometimes though, because I don't hear those languages enough here, to tell them apart.
Unless your like me who speaks only Dutch and not his native parents language, because neither can speak it also you can get pretty frustrated from where I'm from, lol.
I know a couple of Chinese guys who only speak English and nothing else, because their parents only spoke English while growing up in the U.S.
So it's not unheard of and surprising that some people from other nationalities adopt the language of the country they now live in for a couple of generations.0