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CONLANG  July 2002, Week 2

CONLANG July 2002, Week 2

Subject:

Re: OT Academia (was Re: Dr. Gunn)

From:

Tony Hogard <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 10 Jul 2002 09:29:20 -0500

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Barry Garcia:

> True, however, much of the world is also preoccupied with skin
> *tone*. For
> instance, in both Mexico and the Philippines (and much of asia), it
> is
> considered very good to have a light skinned child. Skin lightening
> creams
> are popular in both countries, and dark skinned people are considered
> usually lower class, or at least "rural". Some Filipino (and i've
> even
> seen Korean women around town do this) women walk around with
> umbrellas to
> shade themselves from the sun.

A Korean friend, who is very dark-skinned for a Korean, told me that
she was often teased as a child because of her skin tone.

- (wan, sallow) Tone

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