Dear Prudence video: Dealing with rude questions about my ethnicity.

Help! What Do I Say to Strangers Who Ask “Where I’m Really From”?

Advice on manners and morals.
April 23 2014 12:09 PM

Dear Prudence: Rude Questions About Ethnicity

What do I tell people who don't believe I'm from California?

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a Chinese-American woman about how to deal with obnoxious comments from strangers about where she's "really" from.

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