And as I needed permission from the author, I did what I always do: I googled. Suggestion: If you are in a hurry, skip the condoms and go straight to the gals.
Then yesterday, getting a wildhair (as I’m known to do), I googled again and bingo, A. TV personality: Featured on two of the final episodes of E’s THE SIMPLE LIFE with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.
Appeared in the BBC’s CASTAWAY EXPOSED and the Living Channel’s LIVING WITH KIMBERLEY.
I don’t want to get too much into tracing the history of the word right now, though.
The short version: farang doesn’t come from the Thai word ฝรั่งเศษ /farangseet/ “Français”, since its use predates the arrival of caucasians in Thailand; nor does it come from the fact that white people have skin like the inside of a guava.
In addition, you will also straightforwardly learn the numerical system and phrases.