|Originally Posted By Lightning_P38:
Originally Posted By stockshift:
My Korean roommate had a Catholic name.
When I was stationed in Korea I had a Korean born American roommate, he had a very heavy Korean accent, although he didn't speak Korean. He was Born in Korea, his parents came to the US when he was very young, he grew up in Atlanta. His parents knew that they were going to leave Korea for the US before he was born so they gave him an "American" name.
His name was "James Tiberius Kim". I am dead serious, you can't make shit like that up.
Obviously they re-run Star Trek in Korea.
I know two guys named Bill Lee.
One is Chinese and the other one is from Virginia.
Chinese Bill is quite aware that having a Chinese last name that is identical to a common Anglo name is fortuitous.