"you’re not asian! you’re indian/pakistani/bengali/other"
bruh does the asian map look like this to you:
It’s a dialectal difference. Geography be damned, “Asian” never refers to someone from south, central, or west Asia in American English. In common parlance, anyways. Just as British people apparently call east and southeast Asians “Oriental” but south Asians “Asian”.
Colossi of Memnon Site of Temple of Amenhotep III New Kingdom - Dynasty XVIII Theban Plain West Thebes Photograph by Edition Photoglob
Shaped like to fish and designed to contain oil. 5.7 cm high and 11.1 cm wide.
Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum
"Agathe! Look at what I found half-price at the potter’s stand today!"
"Why would you spend money on this stupid kitschy piece of shit, Diogenes. Why. Get this out of our house now"
Idea that’s been floating around in my head this busy week: Developing the languages (as well as details of the society) found on the island shared by the mythical humanoids of the Hippopodes, Oeonae, and Panotti, as described by Pliny the Elder in the Natural History. I used the same fantasy setting for a very mediocre short story I wrote in high school.