You know you’ve been a foreigner in Taiwan too long when…

Facebook user unearths funny list of ways a foreigner will realize they have lived in Taiwan for too long

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/07/27
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Facebook user in the group Foreigners in Taiwan (外國人在

Author with friend wearing gas masks in Taipei in 1997. (By Taiwan News)

台灣) yesterday posted a document which was dated 2000 listing the many humorous ways a foreigner knows they have lived in Taiwan for probably too long.

The list had originally circulated via email among English teachers who would add to it and post it in staff rooms for laughs during the 1990s. The Facebook user, who has been a resident of Taiwan for nearly twenty years, had not modified it since the 2000 version, so there are some aspects that may need updating to include the advent of social media and smartphones. Nevertheless, most of these points will probably still resonate with many foreigners that have lived in Taiwan for several years.    [FULL  STORY]

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