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- n. Plural form of gweilo.
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The top ranks at investment banks in Asia were once heavy with so-called "gweilos," a
Yes, Singapore has Bhumis in the police force, and the armed services, and Indians, maybe even a couple of gweilos for all I know, but the population of Singapore is 88% Chinese and the Chinese, to repeat, are not the indigenes.
If the American experience is anything to go by, the grandchildren of those Shanghai women who marry gweilos won’t know much about the Chinese language or culture unless they make a special effort to do so.