Posts Tagged ‘ indians in america ’

The FOB who became an ABCD

December 4, 2011
The FOB who became an ABCD

Tweet She was a starry eyed fresh off the boat when she landed at the Seattle airport and was driven to her host family by one of the members of the Indian Students’ Association who helped jetlagged, confused, and unsettled FOBs like her settle down the first time they landed in America. Her host...
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Desi Confused by America

May 13, 2009

Tweet Came across this fascinating video. This is the story of Tripthi, an Indian girl who gets married to this NRI. When she comes to New York, her Americanized husband starts feeling uncomfortable about her FOB-iness. Then when she tries adapting to a western lifestyle, he expects a traditional Indian wife. Eventually, after being...
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Its a Small World

December 18, 2008

Tweet You stupid FOB. Who the hell asked you to come to this country? You dumbasses from India take away from all the hard work we put into getting accepted in this country. You stink. Your India stinks. Akhil kept listening as AJ lashed out at his Indianness. AJ was Indian. Kind of. His...
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