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Things That Brown Kids From The Maritimes Will Get

Especially if you grew up in the 90s

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Having people say "Wow, your English is so good!"

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Uhm... thanks? And then swearing at them in Punjabi

"I really love your tan!"

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You should see me in August.

"You must find it cold in this country!"

Mostly in the winter.
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Mostly in the winter.

"Are you already engaged to someone in India?"

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Yeah, he's a damn Maharaja, too

Your parents inviting random people over to your house just because they were brown, too

And still having to call them Uncle and Auntie
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And still having to call them Uncle and Auntie

Getting a whole ton of bhangra music when you visit family in Mississauga (but told everyone you were going to Toronto)

Loved this series!
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Loved this series!

Rolling up the car windows so no one knows you're listening to bhangra

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Bopping your head like it's Prince and not Heera

Everyone in your school asking if you were related to the OTHER brown kid in your school

To be fair, if there was another brown kid they were probably close family friends, anyway
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To be fair, if there was another brown kid they were probably close family friends, anyway

Perfecting your bhangra routine for the two South Asian community events a year

Multiculturalism means you're on right after the Highland dancers!

And then that question: "Where are you from? No, I mean, like, where are you FROM?"

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I'll show you where I'm from.

We wouldn't have wanted to grow up anywhere else!

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