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18 Quirks People With Asian Immigrant Parents Will Understand

Just smile and nod.

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1. Having an entirely separate refrigerator in the house for "smelly" food.

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There are entire companies dedicated to "second" refrigerators.

4. Having everyone remove their shoes at the front of the house.

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To be fair, the floors were always clean.

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5. Which in turn explains why they had so many house slippers.

No one likes cold feet.

6. Keeping the temperature at home near freezing.

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Because they'd rather put on a jacket than see their heating bill go up.

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16. Not knowing the names of all your aunts and uncles.

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1) They live on the other side of the planet. 2) There are at least a dozen of them.

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17. And even worse, the names of all your cousins.

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"I think he's like my second cousin once removed?"

18. Stocking the freezer like doomsday preppers when they visited your place.

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Because obviously you can't cook. Not like mom can anyway.