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Why ‘Indon’ is not preferable

  • Nelly Martin

Madison, Wisconsin | Wed, March 7 2012 | 11:05 am

PREMIUM It all started when I overheard some of my neighboring countrymen refer to an Indonesian as an “Indon”. I never expected that I would hear such word in this campus. To my understanding, there would not be any educated person using the word.

Surprisingly, some Indonesians refer to themselves as an “Indon” on their Facebook statuses. These statuses undoubtedly cause a great number of ...