members of the asian race, comes from the word gook
, which was american slang for the vietnamese during the vietnam war. used by pvt. eightball in the movie "full metal jacket".
"personally, I think, uh... they don't really want to be involved in this war. you know, i mean... they sort of took away our freedom and gave it to the, to the gookers, you know. but they don't want it. they'd rather be alive than free, i guess. poor dumb bastards." -full metal jacket