This episode of MTV’s Decoded helps us realize that when it comes to stereotypes, historically we tend to just pass the same insults around from one ethnic group to the next. In the episode, comedians point out specific quotes people have said about many ethnic groups throughout history. Their findings? Our ethnic stereotypes have completely switched over time. People used to think the Japanese were lazy and the Germans were emotional. Watch the video to hear more and prove again that our stereotypes are completely unfounded.

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