He spews racist shtick at Chinese restaurant


DEAR MISS MANNERS: When we go to our local Chinese restaurant, my brother-in-law speaks loudly in a mock Asian accent and says stereotypical things, which he doesn’t seem to realize are offensive.

He spews racist shtick at Chinese restaurantMy mother-in-law laughs loudly in response. The rest of the family ignores it, but this hasn’t made it stop.

Please advise a more mannerly response than talking loudly in a mock rural White accent to try to teach him a lesson, as I am tempted to do.

GENTLE READER: Tell your family that, in the future, you will not be accompanying them to such dinners.

This may seem extreme, and Miss Manners supposes it will label you as oversensitive and a complainer, but it will avoid your being party to such outrageously bigoted behavior.

She also hopes that you apologized to the restaurant staff on all previous occasions.


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