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Old 11-05-2013, 06:15 PM
 
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Exotic means one's features are unusual. Said person does NOT need to be multiracial or ambigous looking. Alek Wek comes to mind. She is unusually dark. That makes her exotic.

Exxotical on the other hand means one looks racially ambigous & normally alludes to one being beautiful.
Exxotical is not a real word, it is a slang term and it should be spelled "exotical". The slang term exotical usually means a racially ambiguous person, yes, but it is rooted in self hatred and ignorance. Only uneducated or low class people use that term. Calling someone "an exotical" like they are some plant or animal is almost like calling someone out of their name. Don't do it. Just say "Oh, Rachel has an exotic look" not "Rachel is an exotical". That doesn't even sound right. My cousins and I say exotical, but we don't use it in regular, proper conversation. We say it when we are joking around and mocking the way other people talk.

No, I don't feel inadequate toward racially ambiguous people. You shouldn't either. Feel proud of yourself. Every race and mixes of races has their own beauty.
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Old 11-05-2013, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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Everyone has their day. In the 70s it was the Teutonic blonde Amazons like Cheryl Tiegs, Brooke Shields and Christie Brinkley. This was the age of equality for women, so strong athletic women were "in."

Advertisers and Hollywood have it in their heads right now, if we show people who look a little like everyone, we are including everyone.

Will be interesting to see what the next new phase is?
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:55 PM
 
Location: ATL with a side of Chicago
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This is a fun little way of speaking. Sort of like ubbi dubbi. Or Pig Latin. One of those Romantical languages.

Then I read some of her other threads.

OP's wording confuses me.
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:17 AM
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Exxotical is not a real word, it is a slang term and it should be spelled "exotical". The slang term exotical usually means a racially ambiguous person, yes, but it is rooted in self hatred and ignorance. Only uneducated or low class people use that term. Calling someone "an exotical" like they are some plant or animal is almost like calling someone out of their name. Don't do it. Just say "Oh, Rachel has an exotic look" not "Rachel is an exotical". That doesn't even sound right. My cousins and I say exotical, but we don't use it in regular, proper conversation. We say it when we are joking around and mocking the way other people talk.

No, I don't feel inadequate toward racially ambiguous people. You shouldn't either. Feel proud of yourself. Every race and mixes of races has their own beauty.

Its also ignorant. Its a back-formation of the adjective exotic into a noun. The thing is, the noun already is also exotic. There's exotic the adjective and there is exotic the noun.

Its like making up the word "conversate" just because you've never heard the already extant word "converse."
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Bronx, New York
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How crazy is this? For years upon years in order to be considered beautiful or handsome you had to look like Betty Draper if you were a woman and Don Draper if you were a man. Now that a few people who don't fit that mold are getting some attention the world is just upside-down. This is despite the fact that the majority of famous actresses, models, and T.V/film starts are still 100% caucasion.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Pa
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How crazy is this? For years upon years in order to be considered beautiful or handsome you had to look like Betty Draper if you were a woman and Don Draper if you were a man. Now that a few people who don't fit that mold are getting some attention the world is just upside-down. This is despite the fact that the majority of famous actresses, models, and T.V/film starts are still 100% caucasion.
I do agree we need more hot Latinos.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Birmingham
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I'm raising one. I desperately need to figure out what her exxoticalisticnishal factor is so I can help her reach her full potential.
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:21 PM
 
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This is a fun little way of speaking. Sort of like ubbi dubbi. Or Pig Latin. One of those Romantical languages.

Then I read some of her other threads.

OP's wording confuses me.
You mean romantic?

Jesus be a dictionary!
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Old 11-06-2013, 01:14 PM
 
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You mean romantic?

Jesus be a dictionary!
This coming from a person who uses words such as exxotical and fonts to describe people?
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:51 PM
 
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This coming from a person who uses words such as exxotical and fonts to describe people?
Your ""font"" is biased!

Exxotical is a well known word phenomena on the internet so its acceptable

On the other hand,

""Romantical"" is a fail on the last OP's font! NEXT!
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