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Dumas’ use of humor on the “F Word “

Firoozeh Dumas relates a predicament that both Americans and foreigners found themselves in often: pronouncing and remembering a foreigner’s name. The inability to pronounce and remember a name can be upsetting, insulting and offensive between both parties but especially in the victim’s side. Dumas relate her experience here in a humorous manner not only to make the whole situation not as something to be sensitive about but something that people can laugh at good-naturedly but also she was trying to convey a serious message (in a light-hearted way) of how much easier foreigner’s lives would be if people in America would make the effort to learn their ethnic names. . Dumas, an Iranian, revealed that she never expected that her…