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    You’re Sexist And Racist! And You Don’t Even Know It

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    March 7, 2017

    By Shubhani Syal

    In a world that is so fast and where we are exposed to so much information everyday, you would think we would know when we’re being racist and/or sexist and rectify it. But that’s not the case. Whether in the form of jokes or stereotypes, we’ve being conditioned to be prejudiced.

    It’s embedded in our thinking, our everyday comments. Whether a general comment, or said for helping women be “safe”, an advice or maybe trying to compliment someone, we’re saying inappropriate things every day.

    So here are some things we say without even realising that we’re being racist and/or sexist. Keep a tally of how many of these you’ve said to check out your prejudice score!

    BUT?!

     

    Racism knows no state boundaries

     

    Okay your honour

     

    Dark is not beautiful? Try a dark chocolate

     

     

    Be a lady and kick him in the balls

     

    Did you also issue her a license for that?

     

    Because Punjabis are born with a bottle

     

    Be like chotu

     

    Wo kutta nhi, tommy hai

     

    Hope I made you uncomfortable with this series.


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