Tag Archives: Grey Girls Series

Living With Your Khmer Girlfriend

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Or, when East meets West in the domicile. So there you are, an ex-pat boy, you have been here a while and you are either; a) not interested in, or, b) bored of, the girl scene here. However, you are…

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Jake’s Grey Girl Story

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The first few times that I met Jake, I thought that he had just arrived in Cambodia. He seemed to be constantly surprised and perplexed by everything, he would often ask me the most simple [not to mention odd] of…

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Grey Girls Part 5: Grey and White [and The Family]

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For the sake of newer readers, or existing ones with less than perfect memories, let us just quickly recap on the terminology: White: Khmer good girls, virgin girls who will be virgins on their wedding nights Black: Working girls, Sex…

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Grey Girls: Part 4, the Yuon Connection

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Yuon is, of course, a Khmer word for Vietnamese, a mildly offensive slang name – similar to those of us from the UK referring to; the French as Froggies, the Spanish as Spics, the Italians as Wops or the Germans…

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Grey Girls: Part 3: The Tentative Relationship between Grey and Black

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Following on with more recent conversations with grey girls, I have come across a slightly intriguing trend. Now, most of the grey girls that I know work in an assortment of bars; in fact, they cover the whole spectrum of…

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Grey Girls – Part Two: The Slug at the Centre of the Spider’s Web

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Or, the fat girl connection Of course, the grey girl subset that is looking for Western boyfriends falls into a bit of a special category all on their own. In one particular establishment, that I know very well, one of…

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Grey Girls Part One: Clarification and Classification

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Khmer Proverb No. 1 ‘A son is a diamond, a daughter a piece of white linen. If you drop a diamond in the mud it wipes clean again.’ Khmer Proverb No. 2 ‘Having a daughter is like having a toilet…

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