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Chinese insults (was Re: "...two Moscovites conversing in English")

From:Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>
Date:Thursday, September 27, 2001, 3:28
On Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at 08:20 PM, laokou wrote:

> From: "J Y S Czhang" > >> Hmmm, the uptight-puritan-neoConfucianistic Northerners call us >> Southerners "monkeys," too!!!! > > I don't know what Chinese consider their Mason-Dixon line, but this came > from Nanchang in Jiangxi, south of the Yangtse. (Yes, by Canton standards, > this is North).
There are apparently bunches of regional slurs in Korean, too, I just never remembered what my mom related to me other than the consensus that "those people from Chejudo" (Cheju Island, to the south of the peninsula) "talk funny and slow." YHL