‘Long time, no see’ reportedly deemed offensive at college. Why? It’s derogatory toward Asians.


A columnist for the Rocky Mountain Collegian wrote Sunday that she had a meeting about Colorado State University’s push for inclusive language with a diversity and inclusion official.

One of the offending phrases was “long time, no see,” Leibee wrote.

Leibee said she learned it’s viewed as “derogatory” to “those of Asian descent.”

According to Leibee, Al-Saloom also said that even though she believes inclusive language is important at CSU, “I’m not gonna try and change them, but educate them.”

Al-Saloom did not respond to a request for a comment, Reason reported. – READ MORE

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