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Old 01-19-2019, 10:37 AM
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What's white on the outside and brown on the inside?

A Native American whose behavior is too white is sometimes called an apple- red on the outside and white on the inside, get it? A black person who behaves like a white person is sometimes referred to as an oreo- black on the outside and white on the inside.

I've tried hard to think of something which is white on the outside and brown on the inside, unsuccessfully. Other than myself, I mean. Can you help?
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"Eminem", "Ali G"?


Failing that, "mushroom".

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I was going to say Eminem but I was beaten.

I think thats just called a wigger. No food metaphors that I've heard.

Twinkie - yellow on the outside, white on the inside.
Oreo/coconut - black on the outside, white on the inside
Apple - red on the outside, white on the inside

To my knowledge, I don't think these food metaphors go in the opposite direction. We just have terms for them like weeaboo, wigger, etwc.
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Some breads.

Pressure-cooked eggs.
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Old 01-19-2019, 10:50 AM
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One of those yogurt covered snacks? Or a chocolate cake with white frosting of some sort? There must be one of those that has a name.

Mmmm, cake.
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A south Texas home with severe mold problems, or a batch of marshmallows due for recall.
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I've tried hard to think of something which is white on the outside and brown on the inside, unsuccessfully. Other than myself, I mean. Can you help?
Rachel Dolezal?
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A white chocolate Hershey's Peanut Butter Cup. Kind of awkward as a slur, though.
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A Snoball.

Okay, they're white on the outside and then brown on the inside - and then white again inside the brown. And sometimes they're pink.

It's not a perfect metaphor.
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The Egg: White Person Who Acts Asian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9AFM77JYig

BTW, Ben (the white guy) was raised in Hong Kong and speaks perfect formal (Beijing) Mandarin, but poor Cantonese.
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Pressure-cooked eggs.
That's wrong, sorry. The whites turn brown the shell stays whatever it started as.
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I pressure cook eggs often and the whites always remain white.
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Banana= Asian person who acts white (yellow on the outside, white on the inside)

To answer the OP, hmmmm.... yogurt covered raisin, Nutella sandwhich, Milano, Corn dog
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I pressure cook eggs often and the whites always remain white.
You haven't done it long enough for the Maillard reaction to do much. We're talking hours.
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Cook a marshmallow in the microwave long enough and they will burn in the middle while still being white on the outside.
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The little heap of snow that covered my dog's last dump.
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A Marmite sandwich.

Or peanut butter/ Nutella/ chocolate/ etc.
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#1. I make a crinkle cookie that's a brownie like thing with powdered sugar on the outside.
#2 chicken shit.
#3. An Albino with a dark soul.

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A not particularly appetising looking Lasagne?
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I like golf ball, Marmite sandwich and burrito. I'll probably stick with Marmite sandwich since I'm a Marmite fan. Honorable mention to "wigger" but what I have in mind is Filipino brown, not African brown.

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The (very good) author Mat Johnson used the word Inconegro, a black guy who looks white (thus hearing a lot of racist shit because people think he's safe). If that's what you mean, it's a great coinage. If you mean an actual white person of European ancestry who "feels" black, I think Ali G or Rachel Dolezal are the right term, neither would used in a flattering way.
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I like golf ball, Marmite sandwich and burrito. I'll probably stick with Marmite sandwich since I'm a Marmite fan. Honorable mention to "wigger" but what I have in mind is Filipino brown, not African brown.

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If you mean an actual white person of European ancestry who "feels" black, I think Ali G or Rachel Dolezal are the right term, neither would used in a flattering way.
Or a J Rock if there are any Trailer Park Boys in the audience.
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The little heap of snow that covered my dog's last dump.
Oh! There's something poetic about that. I hope your dog is alive and well and it was not a snow memorial for dog's last ever dump.
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A Native American whose behavior is too white is sometimes called an apple- red on the outside and white on the inside, get it? A black person who behaves like a white person is sometimes referred to as an oreo- black on the outside and white on the inside.
Not a single WTF comment? How the heck can someone's behavior be "too white"? Who made up a "white behavior" check list, and what group of people did they base it on?
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Not a single WTF comment?
Here's one. WTF?

Anything else I'd say runs the risk of threadshitting or junior modding, so I'll leave it at that.
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Not a single WTF comment? How the heck can someone's behavior be "too white"? Who made up a "white behavior" check list, and what group of people did they base it on?

Well, if you speak proper English, don't live on the Rez or in the Hood, and don't dress/eat/live day to day steeped in your culture: you might be an Apple or an Oreo.

I'm almost 50 and heard the former at a very young age. I guess every group has to have "them" so as to have someone to be superior to.
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White on the outside and brown on the inside? An overcooked baked potato that fell into the ashes, maybe?
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Not a single WTF comment? How the heck can someone's behavior be "too white"? Who made up a "white behavior" check list, and what group of people did they base it on?
I'll bite. Bear in mind that this is used as a criticism, and sin is usually in the eye of the beholder.

"Too white" means that the person who is being criticized is acting in a way that is, at best, more like white culture than the culture of the ethnicity they belong too. At worst, they're throwing their fellows under the bus to get brownie points from the people in power.

Michael Jackson was accused in his time of being an oreo because the plastic surgery he had to make his face look more caucasian. Unfair, IMO, because he was raised in an environment that said that was the only acceptable way to look. That's the only specific use of the term "oreo" I can remember, but I have heard it in referring to others in the past, just can't remember specifics.

In light of my interpretation of the terms, I'd guess that the closest common phrase would be "going native"
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