They have faced persecution discrimination and genocidal policies since entering Europe in the early 1100's or so.
They have been denied their traditional means of livelihood and then are condemned for surviving.
Even today they are subjected to pograms across Eastern Europe and forced deportations from Western Europe.
I am appalled by the virulent racism evidenced on this site.
It's interesting that the site rejects inside jokes yets allows this murderous slander of an entire group of people.
I am appalled and outraged by the virulent racism shown in most of these submissions.
1. A person from Romani descent. An ethnic race with origins from India. They are an often persecuted and hated people among outsiders or gadji (Romani term for non-Romani) due to the immense prejudice and derogatory stereo-types believed by most people.
2. A person whom chooses to travel, and does not possess permanent residence or stability. This term is often referred to anyone practicing such a lifestyle regardless of ethnicity or background.
3. Something that is in character, ownership, or pertaining to the Romani. (ie: This is a gypsy dance; my gypsy friend is funny; you have a gypsy sense of style)
"A Gypsy bleeds the same blood as you do. We are all human when it comes to the reality of things."
"No, Borat. The gypsy does not want to eat your 'KHRUM'."
Look at her shoes. Louis Vuitton? She can only afford thise because she live the gypsy life.
You just came from Sf to LA for a backyard BBq? what a gypsy.
Tends to ride a magic carpet as that's his only means of transportation due to his gypsy background.
They swim in 4" deep pools, thats there pastime.
Most of the time they cant seem to accept there gypsy-ness, so they are hard to spot out.