No thanks man, I speak English

Manny DeVera,
Gurnee, IL.

A couple of my friends and I (all Filipino) were in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Bridge taking pictures when a white guy came up to us and said in HIS best impression of an Asian person ” You want me take picture” while making a camera motion with his hands to which I replied in PERFECT ENGLISH “No thanks man, and I speak English” and he ended up walking away with a super embarrassed look on his face. I’m not ridiculing him or anyone else who has done this but I just wanted to remind people that you shouldn’t just assume that people don’t speak English be considerate of the other person or peoples feelings.


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