Chinky Toothpaste

23 Aug 2007

This really does make me wonder how many brands of racist toothpaste are out there.

Chinky Toothpaste

Thanks to Roddy for the find.


John Pasden

John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.


  1. Hi John,

    Yup – big problem there. Pretty funny though. How about Cracker Toothpaste?

  2. Did this replace the darky toothpaste? Haven’t seen that one for a while.

  3. Maybe it’s designed to fill ‘chinks’ in your smile/teeth?

  4. And look, the name of the toothpaste next to it is written in Mao Zedong’s handwriting!

  5. Saw the same thing when I was in HK in April:

  6. But will it kill you?

    By the way, I saw Darlie toothpaste in one of the Chinese supermarkets here in the States.

  7. I remember the “black man” (hei1ren2) toothpaste in taiwan.

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