On a flight from Saigon to Los Angeles, an American sat beside a Vietnamese. American asked Vietnamese,

"What kind of "ese" are you?"

"Excuse me?"

"What kind of "ese" are you?"

"Excuse me, I don't understand what you meant."

"Stupid! Are you Vietnamese, Chinese or Japanese?"

"Oh! I am a Vietnamese."

After 2 hours. Vietnamese asked American:


"What kind of "kee" are you?

"What? What do you mean by key?"

"Are you monkey, donkey or Yankee."