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32. Yeah, several times. You just need to go to other countries. Also, a friend of mine once (white)
Edited on Tue Jun-24-08 10:30 AM by Evoman
thought that the lady from Law and Order (Mariska something or other?) was "exotic" looking.
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  -have you ever heard a white person called "exotic"? BklynChick  Jun-24-08 08:24 AM   #0 
  - yes.  QuestionAll   Jun-24-08 08:25 AM   #1 
  - Bo Derek came immediately to mind ;)  nc4bo   Jun-24-08 08:27 AM   #2 
  - yes, in other countries where white people aren't the norm  Bacchus39   Jun-24-08 08:27 AM   #3 
  - yeah  Johonny   Jun-24-08 11:37 AM   #40 
  - Yes, my best friend is exotic as in hawt, she is maltese, greek, german and polish  goldcanyonaz   Jun-24-08 08:27 AM   #4 
  - If your best friend is even half the way you describe her...  jeff30997   Jun-24-08 08:44 AM   #10 
     - LOL, she is an erotic exotic, woof!  goldcanyonaz   Jun-24-08 08:47 AM   #11 
     - LOL, yes, this friend sounds quite intriguing ;)  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Jun-24-08 05:29 PM   #54 
  - I'm called exotic all of the time....  FrenchieCat   Jun-24-08 08:29 AM   #5 
  - And I've never been called exotic...  Kristi1696   Jun-24-08 09:09 AM   #20 
  - Again?  blogslut   Jun-24-08 08:30 AM   #6 
  - Only with "dancer" right after it....  moriah   Jun-24-08 08:37 AM   #7 
  - No, but often described as "white bread" or  rfranklin   Jun-24-08 08:38 AM   #8 
  - with fur on my parka and a full beard... I got called an "Ice Cave Man" once  crankychatter   Jun-24-08 08:47 AM   #12 
  - You know what? I was trying to figure out why that whole why'd he controversy ring false.  genna   Jun-24-08 08:55 AM   #17 
  - Yes.  jeff30997   Jun-24-08 08:40 AM   #9 
  - I have been watching ESPN every morning  demokatgurrl   Jun-24-08 08:48 AM   #13 
  - Yes. I've been called exotic myself.  bunnies   Jun-24-08 08:50 AM   #14 
  - Definitely a compliment, means you are very sexy  goldcanyonaz   Jun-24-08 08:52 AM   #15 
  - Same here.  Shakespeare   Jun-24-08 11:38 AM   #41 
  - Exotic? No I have never heard a nonwhite person labeled exotic.  genna   Jun-24-08 08:52 AM   #16 
  - it's a left-handed "compliment"  NatBurner   Jun-24-08 08:56 AM   #18 
  - I agree. I don't think it's a compliment. I think it's all about marginalizing someone and saying  BklynChick   Jun-24-08 09:09 AM   #21 
  - Yes - A blonde college friend of mine  TlalocW   Jun-24-08 09:04 AM   #19 
  - of Western European descent, no. But many other Caucasians, yes.  wyldwolf   Jun-24-08 09:11 AM   #22 
  - "exotic" is Pat's code wode for "black"  hokies4ever   Jun-24-08 09:15 AM   #23 
  - ding, ding, we have a winner  48percenter   Jun-24-08 11:28 AM   #39 
  - no, you are wrong  grasswire   Jun-24-08 12:10 PM   #45 
     - No, it's his code for 'black'  hokies4ever   Jun-24-08 07:26 PM   #59 
  - "Unfamiliar"  loyalsister   Jun-24-08 09:16 AM   #24 
  - I do all the time IRL. It's a put-down IMO and a way of marginalizing someone.  BklynChick   Jun-24-08 09:17 AM   #25 
  - Yes....  Hepburn   Jun-24-08 09:19 AM   #26 
  - "exotic" also implies "outside the norm"  kwassa   Jun-24-08 09:27 AM   #27 
  - "Not native" = 'not a 'REAL' honest-to-God (white) American'  DesertedRose   Jun-24-08 09:30 AM   #28 
  - i've been asked many times if i'm mexican, does that count?  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 09:32 AM   #29 
  - Angelina Jolie  Hoof Hearted   Jun-24-08 09:43 AM   #30 
  - Jolie was my immediate thought as well...  wlucinda   Jun-24-08 11:24 AM   #38 
  - Pat Buchanan is such a trip  ErinBerin84   Jun-24-08 10:18 AM   #31 
  - Yeah, several times. You just need to go to other countries. Also, a friend of mine once (white)  Evoman   Jun-24-08 10:29 AM   #32 
  - yes  Buzz Clik   Jun-24-08 10:29 AM   #33 
  - David Bowie  highplainsdem   Jun-24-08 10:32 AM   #34 
  - In a proper context I would agree with the term  marshall   Jun-24-08 10:38 AM   #35 
  - Alexander Thynne, 7th Marquess of Bath  intaglio   Jun-24-08 10:56 AM   #36 
  - Yes; I've encountered white people being called 'exotic' quite often...  LeftishBrit   Jun-24-08 10:59 AM   #37 
  - Angelina Jolie...Uma Thurman  Kaylee   Jun-24-08 11:49 AM   #42 
  - Yes, Hedy Lamarr or was it Hedley Lamarr?  book_worm   Jun-24-08 11:52 AM   #43 
  - It's Hedy. I believe that she's  Raine   Jun-24-08 03:24 PM   #51 
  - Ava Gardner, too!  Gidney N Cloyd   Jun-24-08 05:04 PM   #52 
  - Will Durant wrote in the History of Civilization that caucasians were exotic fish in a sea of color.  David Zephyr   Jun-24-08 12:02 PM   #44 
  - Sometimes it just means colorful and interesting.  polichick   Jun-24-08 12:14 PM   #46 
  - In Buenos Aires, being a 5'10" blond hair green eyed woman is very exotic, but I see your point  FarceOfNature   Jun-24-08 12:35 PM   #47 
  - I'm white & I've been called "exotic looking". But the again,  faithfulcitizen   Jun-24-08 12:41 PM   #48 
  - Yes, I've been called "exotic"  Raine   Jun-24-08 03:20 PM   #49 
  - Kerry was called elitist, if I recall.  anonymous171   Jun-24-08 03:21 PM   #50 
  - That's how I describe my self on my resume and personal ads  sniffa   Jun-24-08 05:07 PM   #53 
  - Exotic is what white guys used to dating blond girls call an attractive hispanic or asian woman.  Radical Activist   Jun-24-08 05:35 PM   #55 
  - Yes,  Genevieve   Jun-24-08 05:38 PM   #56 
  - People have told me I have exotic features  debbierlus   Jun-24-08 05:40 PM   #57 
  - I use "exotic" when I'm feeling too polite to say "crazy"  Bettie   Jun-24-08 07:00 PM   #58 
  - Ed Schultz called this about a month ago. He said their wink wink words were going to be exotic and  BrentTaylor   Jun-24-08 07:29 PM   #60 
  - Stop watching TV  JoFerret   Jun-24-08 07:32 PM   #61 
  - Yes.  emilyg   Jun-24-08 09:44 PM   #62 
  - Topics like this  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-24-08 09:51 PM   #63 
  - YEs  Rockholm   Jun-24-08 09:52 PM   #64 

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