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19 Things North East Indians Want You To Stop Saying

If we hear these phrases again, I swear we'll hunt for your head just like our ancestors.

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1. "Hey chinky!"

YRF

Um, we have a name.

2. “Junglee!”

Miramax Films

Right now, you're the one behaving uncivilized.

3. "Are you from China? Are you Nepali? Which country are you from?"

Having Mongoloid features doesn't make us Chinese, or Nepali, or non Indian.
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Having Mongoloid features doesn't make us Chinese, or Nepali, or non Indian.

4. “You're from Manipur? Where is it? Is it in India?”

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What were you doing in Geography class?

5. “Oh, Meghalaya is somewhere near Malaysia, right?”

Dharma Productions

Do you even know all the states of India?

6. "Wow, you know Hindi! How?"

Star India

I learned Hindi in school. I even scored an A.

7. “Can you get me Shillong weed the next time you come?”

Are you high right now?
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Are you high right now?

8. “What musical instruments do you play? Do you know how to play the guitar?”

NBC

Guitar is to me as singing is to Dhinchak Pooja.

9. “Since you're from Meghalaya, you must be a huge fan of rock music, right?”

YRF

To be honest, I don't even listen to rock music.

10. “You don’t look like you’re from North East. You look like, you know, normal Indians.”

Reality check: We all don't look the same in the North East.
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Reality check: We all don't look the same in the North East.

11. "What do you guys eat? Do you eat snakes?"

Star India

No. FOOD.

12. “I love momos. You guys eat a lot of momos right?”

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Well, who doesn't love momos?

13. “Do you eat dogs?”

Star India

No, I don't. But I do have 3 dogs in my house and you're welcome if you ever need dog therapy.

14. “Do you guys even study?”

Ever heard of this place called Mizoram? It is the third most literate state in India with a literacy rate of 91.58%.
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Ever heard of this place called Mizoram? It is the third most literate state in India with a literacy rate of 91.58%.

15. “I want to go backpacking in North East. Is it safe?”

Star India

Much safer than the capital of India.

16. “North East girls are cheap.”

Star India

People with such mentality are cheap.

17. “Aren't there any good colleges in your state? Why would you come so far away?”

Star India

Do Bengalis only live and study in West Bengal?

18. “Since you’re a Scheduled Tribe, are you still in the primitive stage?”

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*walks away silently*

19. “Does it rain a lot in your place?”

Dharma Productions

Mawsynram, which is the place that receives the highest rainfall, does not include the entire North East India.

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