A Subtle Encounter with Racism

This just happened to me literally 5 minutes ago.

Man: nice boots.

(I’m thinking: Really?!?!!)

Me: thanks.

Man: I havent seen that brand here yet.
Where did you get them?

Me: the internet.

Man: are you Chinese ?  You speak such good English.

Me: I was born here.

Man: oh.

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