The blogosphere’s abuzz over today’s NY Post headline that declared Jeremy Lin an “AMASIAN” after he hit a game-winning three against the Toronto Raptors last night. Writers are wondering if this is offensive, given the fact that Lin is Asian American, born and raised.
And the answer to this question?
YES. THIS IS TOTALLY OFFENSIVE. WE ARE TOTALLY OFFENDED. HEADS WILL ROLL.
BECAUSE THE NEW YORK POST IS BITING OUR STYLE.
AND TO ADD INSULT TO INJURY, THEY’RE SPELLING “AMAZIAN” WRONG.
Behold, the first entry in the DISGRASIAN Dictionary:
Yes, we invented the word, and first put it to use in March of 2007. Below you’ll find a screengrab of our 3rd post of the entire blog, which, incidentally, involved another AMAZIAN basketball player:
Calling our trademark attorney in 3, 2, 1…
Watch your back, NY Post. Watch your back.
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