Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Talks about the Origin of the Word “gweilo” and Other Names East Asians have for Foreigners

28 September 2017 (Thursday)

15 September 2017 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, talks about the origin of the word “gweilo” and other names East Asians have for foreigners, in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Once considered offensive, the Cantonese slang for white man is now generally accepted, even embraced, by some expats as a light-hearted epithet”

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Source: SCMP