Where are you from?

“Where are you from?” is a very simple four worded question, but what could be embedded  is an ongoing questionnaire of multiple levels or even an interrogation. From a young age, I learnt that this question is not just a one-question and straight short answer combination. Depending on where you are, who you are speaking with or maybe how you feel, there can be a variety of answers to respond with. Based on this question, people make judgement on who you are, how they feel about you and whether or not to continue the conversation. Somehow, this four-worded question does […]

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