The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
[...] western societies almost never give their children names which denote violence.
But U.S. and western officials say the family told administration officials that they believed the letters to be genuine.
Most heinously of all, she carried pictures of western pop stars, notably Celine Dion, on her mobile phone.
Nic Robertson, senior international correspondent for CNN, was one of the only western journalists in Afghanistan that day.
They were western Americans, and not over much used to imposition.
They were dressed in the ornate court dress of the western Empire, he saw.
First I went to the western end where the chief's son stood.
It also is a question which affects most seriously the interests of western civilization.
The western inhabitants are not a silent and uncomplaining sacrifice.
: Link can't take a welsh, so he looks around for a way to get his dough
To default on or evade an obligation, esp paying a gambling debt: Say, are you going to welsh on me?/ Some American officials feel that the Syrians welshed on their promise (1857+)
[apparently fr the same bigoted stereotype of the Welsh reflected in the English nursery rhyme ''Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief,'' although perhaps a borrowing of German Welsch, ''foreigner'']