26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering “So, do you speak Hindu?”

1. “What caste are you?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I have chosen to CASTE aside antiquated means of social stratification.

2. “How come your English is so good?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I’m from the country with the second-largest English-speaking population in the world. You?

3. “So, do you speak Hindu?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Yup, fluently. And I can say a couple of things in Muslim and Christian too.

4. “Do people in India really sing and dance all the time like in Bollywood movies?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Totally. Just like people in America constantly get attacked by extraterrestrial forces of evil and then saved by leagues of superheroes.

5. “Will you get to ride an elephant at your wedding?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Can’t make any promises, but an elephant is pretty likely to be involved, yes.

6. “Cricket is just like…a lame version of baseball…right?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

APOLOGIZE, TAKE IT BACK, AND NOBODY GETS HURT. This is a really wicket thing to say.

7. “Will you pleeeease cook me Indian food?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Nope, I will be doing absolutely naan of that.

8. “Why would anyone get an arranged marriage?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Because it’s basically just the original OkCupid. Anything’s easier than dating, amirite?

9. “Do you ever get sick of curry?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Literally no. Primarily because a couple of other foods are also available to me. I do appreciate your curryosity, though.

10. “Can you teach me yoga?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I mean…I can try…but you’re probably better off, like…asking someone who knows yoga…

11. “Are you a dot Indian or a feather Indian?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Depends. Are you a dot ignoramus or a feather ignoramus?

12. “Is Diwali your Christmas?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

13. “And what’s that other holiday where you throw the colors? I love that one.”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

HOLI shit, you dumb.

14. “How come India is in Asia but you aren’t Asian?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Stfu, man. South Asians are Asians too.

15. “Are you Arab?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

When’s your birthday? I know what I’m getting you.

16. “I’ve heard it smells awful. Does it smell awful?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

You smell awful. And racist. You smell racist.

17. “Everyone basically does tech support, yeah?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Yup, 1 billion people, all day every day, answering phone calls from America.

18. “Do you only eat spicy food?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Ya, all my taste buds were singed off at birth so now I can’t taste food unless it’s doused in hot sauce. So glad someone understands.

19. “Are you ALL vegetarian?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering
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20. “But you actually do pray to cows, right?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I’m praying to a cow right now, asking that you leave me alone. Moooove, bitch.

21. “Why do you need sooo many gods?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

They give me the patience and spiritual fortitude to keep from punching ignorant people.

22. “Hey, can you help me with this math?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I don’t even know enough math to count all the racist assumptions you’ve made today.

23. “Omg I love saris! Can you teach me how to tie a sari?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Yeeees! After that, let’s paint our nails and give each other bindis and do each other’s hair and stay up all night talking about cultural appropriation!

24. “No offense, but like…what’s the third world like?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

I rode an elephant to school every day and Mowgli was my classmate.

25. “Have you ever ridden on top of a train?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering

Only when my elephant was broken and my camel was at the garage.

26. “It’s basically just like Slumdog Millionaire, right?”

 
26 Questions People From India Are Sick Of Answering
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