Aisha and Bob: A Conversation in Stereotypes

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[Editor's Note: Ever had a conversation with someone and felt like they weren't talking to you, but your ethnicity -- or at least their exoticized fantasies of your ethnicity?

Aisha Iqbal has a hilarious take on this. --Grace]

Bob: Hi. I'm Bob.

Me: Nice to meet you. I'm Aisha.

Bob: Oh man. I gotta tell you. I love Indian Food! And Vindaloo? It rocks.

Never had vindaloo. Not from India. But glad to hear of your devotion to Indian food.

Me: Oh, that's nice.

Bob: I've always wanted to go to India and visit an ashram and learn yoga. You must do great yoga.

Read more from Aisha and Bob- and so much left unsaid at Aisha Iqbal

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