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Old 06-02-2014, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, PA
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Old 06-02-2014, 11:30 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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Old 06-02-2014, 11:31 PM
 
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And of course my 6' 7" husband :-)
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Old 06-03-2014, 01:00 AM
 
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Big, black, and cocky.
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Old 06-03-2014, 06:32 AM
 
Location: The Carolinas
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When you hear "tall dark and handsome", what comes to mind?


Me. I'm a 5'6" white guy. I usually use "tall, dark, and handsome" in my dating profile.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:05 AM
 
Location: USA
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When I was growing up, it didn't occur to me it meant anything but a tanned white man, but obviously I can see that it could have a different meaning.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:35 AM
 
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I doesn't mean a particular race to me, just someone without pale or relatively light skin (which isn't just whites). So the person could be white, black or yellow, and if they have a relatively darker tan to them (compared to others in their race) and they are tall and handsome, they're tall, dark and handsome to me. It's not a phrase exclusive to white people, IMO.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:43 AM
 
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I havent heard that phrase in forever but ive always pictured a tall white man with a deep tan. To me "dark" doesnt necessarily have to mean ethnic (hope im using the right word there).
If you are legitimately wondering if you're using the right word, just say "non-whites". Then you're not classifying all non-whites as "others" and whites as the main people or standard by using "ethnic" to refer to non-white people. That's if you're legitimately questioning the word. Otherwise, carry on.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
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When you hear "tall dark and handsome", what comes to mind?
When I hear that, 1958 comes to mind. (Inserts pic of Ricardo Montalban)
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Old 06-03-2014, 08:23 AM
 
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