TIL the stereotype of Native Americans saying “how” as a greeting comes from the Anglicization of the Lakota word “háu”, which was used by men to greet other men.

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Short for haus it hanging

mattreyu

Is it pronounce like “how” because that may have a lot to do with it.

Mwilk

I’ve never met anyone that thought it was “how” tbh

DreamingDitto

As opposed to “háu-la”, used by men to greet elves.

fishshake

So not a stereotype at all?

TheBaltimoron