half-caste |ˈhæf ˌkæst|
is a term for a category of people of mixed race or ethnicity
The term half-caste is a confronting one, some people consider it offensive or taboo – but I got your attention, didn’t I?
Good. Well I wanted to tell you that I’m Anglo Indian with a thick Australian accent (according to NON-Aussies).
- No I can’t speak Hindi.
- Yes I’m Catholic.
- No I’m not vegetarian.
- I don’t know how to tie a sari either.
- Arranged marriages (?)
Since the quest for cultural identity can be amusing situation at times, here’s your chance to find out more.