Welcome to America! Now change your name so people can say it easier.

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https://thinkprogress.org/2009/04/09/brown-asian-names/ Meh. I’m not Asian – but I’m married to one, so therefore, my surname is Asian. Admittedly it’s an easy name to pronounce, but seriously? Does this woman really think we have the right to ask people to give up their culture, just to make it easier for her? “Rather than everyone here having to learn Chinese — I understand it’s a rather difficult language — do you think that it would behoove you and your citizens to adopt a name that we could deal with more readily here?” Brown said. Ok…let’s not forget all those German names. Or Polish names. Or Indian names. Or Russian names. Or Hispanic names. Oh hell. Let’s just give *everyone* a nice WASP name like Miller, or Smith, or BROWN. You know. To make it easier. Feh. The mind boggles.… Read more