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Can We Talk About Non-Asian People Using The Term "Chink Eyes" Because It's Time

'Cause my eyes sure do look tired. Of your shit.

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HEY. You out there. Out there in the Snapchat-Insta-Twitter-FB-sphere. We need to talk.

...About a kind of liberty you take captioning your selfies:

About a kind of impulse to describe the way your eyes look:

About feeling real cute swapping nicknames like:

Y'know, that thing that comes so naturally to some folks when their eyes are squinting or smiling or smizing juuuuust enough for them to exoticize and feel really good doing it:

The same thing and term that people in real life get demoralized by and reduced to. Just pickin' up some pizza.

Existing.

Because as innocent as non-Asian people might be tempted to play it off, "chink" or "chinky" eyes is a — you guessed it! — derogatory term.

And no, just because Asians have used it to reclaim the term doesn’t give you license to it.
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And no, just because Asians have used it to reclaim the term doesn’t give you license to it.

AND SO UNINSPIRED.

IF YOU JUST CAN'T HELP YOURSELF, DUST OFF YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND CHECK OUT A THESAURUS.

Please. Realize, real eyes, real lies the term "chink eyes" is at worst offensive and at best really fucking boring.

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