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    Whenever I go on holiday to somewhere like Spain or France, they think I am their nationality so start speaking to me in the local language even though other people they have seen were spoke to in perfect English.

    It might have something to do with the fact I have olive skin because I'm 1/4 German (3/4 English)
    I have a slightly more European look? I don't know
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    (Original post by aamirac)
    Chinese, Spanish (?), Malaysian, Taiwan and Arab to name a few.
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    I'm Indian :rofl:
    You are lit a hybrid
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    Irish. Ppl think I'm Irish.



    (Original post by Namita Gurung)
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    My mum's friends thought I was taking the piss when I greeted them in Nepalese :unimpressed:
    Greet me in Nepalese, palese. I mean please.
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    When I went to Iceland on holiday, the locals thought I was Irish instead of Scottish. Don't know how they could mistake a heavy Glaswegian accent for an Irish one :laugh:
    I feel your paiiiiiin. My mum is English, dad is Scottish and ppl think I'm Irish lol no problem just saying, there's a fine difference...
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    Irish. Ppl think I'm Irish.


    Greet me in Nepalese, palese. I mean please.
    Do you have an Irish accent?
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    (Original post by Namita Gurung)
    Do you have an Irish accent?
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    Write that out in English so I can learn to pronounce it

    It's a local accent that many people have in my hometown, some of the dialect is influenced by Irish but...I wouldn't say I have an Irish accent. I think it's because people look and think I am or don't recognise the accent or something. But it's mainly nonwhite people who confuse it lol I also have loads of Irish and Scottish descent mates.
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    Sometimes people have mistaken me for a guy because I used to have super short hair (a couple of centimetres). I was once talking to this girl complaining that my physics class was full of guys and she asked me if I went to an all boys school .... I was like no.... It's not so bad really.


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    Colombian,Mexican,Spanish,or part oriental and something else but most of the time it's middle eastern anyway so it's on point
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    Polish people always seem to think I'm Polish too, just standard British in reality
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    Nigerian :hand: :puke: i am Ghanaian we make the best Jollof period

    I also get mistaken for Eddie Murphy lookalike
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    A failure.

    Oh wait...
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    Write that out in English so I can learn to pronounce it

    It's a local accent that many people have in my hometown, some of the dialect is influenced by Irish but...I wouldn't say I have an Irish accent. I think it's because people look and think I am or don't recognise the accent or something. But it's mainly nonwhite people who confuse it lol I also have loads of Irish and Scottish descent mates.
    Why you gonna talk nepalese to me? It's pronounced Namaste by the way. It means hello.

    Ahhh tbf I'm really bad at recognising different races by just looking at someone.
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    (Original post by Namita Gurung)
    Why you gonna talk nepalese to me? It's pronounced Namaste by the way. It means hello.

    Ahhh tbf I'm really bad at recognising different races by just looking at someone.
    I've heard people say namaste to say hell lol
    I actually think I'm pretty good at recognising by faces. Like I would rarely confuse Chinese for someone from Philippines or Thailand. It gets tricky when you see someone mixed but in general they're quite different. I can definitely tell by accent and names. No idea how people screw that stuff up lol
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    GaY LoL Even my sister asks me if I am.
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    I've heard people say namaste to say hell lol
    I actually think I'm pretty good at recognising by faces. Like I would rarely confuse Chinese for someone from Philippines or Thailand. It gets tricky when you see someone mixed but in general they're quite different. I can definitely tell by accent and names. No idea how people screw that stuff up lol
    Really? There's a few languages which have Namaste e.g. Indians say it as well.
    I can't tell the difference between accents either or names.
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    (Original post by toonervoustotalk)
    Nigerian :hand: :puke: i am Ghanaian we make the best Jollof period

    I also get mistaken for Eddie Murphy lookalike
    Why you throwing up about being mistaken for another African ethnicity? Weird, black on black lol
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    Why you throwing up about being mistaken for another African ethnicity? Weird, black on black lol
    Haha it is just banter
 
 
 
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