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  • WOW....are you serious! I tried to be nice when it came to race. Nevermind!

    May 23, 2009

  • while now a colloquiallism for 'white girl', it's used in the poetic sense to refer to a beauty (whereas an "ugly", dark-skinned woman is called kali, meaning "black")

    lene tuhje o gori
    aayenge teri sajnaa


    "Don't worry, beautiful one
    Your beloved is coming"

    May 23, 2009

  • "Some, like Maxim, seem to pride themselves on pushing the envelope of good taste even further than they do in their home markets. The magazine’s July issue includes the feature “48 Ways to Get a Gori�? (gori is Hindi for fair-skinned woman, and is used in this context to mean a foreign white one)."

    The New York Times, In India, Magazines That Translate Well, by Heather Timmons, July 14, 2008

    July 15, 2008