If You Don’t Know Me, Don’t Call Attention To My Race

Guy: Soooo… what kind of Asian are you?

Girl (visibly scowling): Uhhh… the American kind?

Obviously, this was not the way to try to start a conversation with a strange woman, let alone hit on her. Let’s face it, this guy’s biggest mistake was… well, everything. But the interesting thing is, she actually tolerated him until he asked about her ethnicity.

So why was that her cue to check out? She put up with everything else (barely) up to that point. Why did this particular question send her darting away?

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