"You got stung by a bee? Why didn’t you get stung by an A?” is a jocular line that has been printed on posters that also usually show a demanding Asian father. “U GET STUNG BY A BEE, Y U NOT GET STUNG BY AN A?” was cited on Twitter on November 4, 2010. “You get stung by a bee? why you no get stung by an A+? #highexpectationsasianfather” was cited on Twitter on January 2, 2011.
@_afternoonglory U GET STUNG BY A BEE, Y U NOT GET STUNG BY AN A?
4:57 AM - 4 Nov 2010
@thebieberswagg Cute, I’ve also heard “You get stung by Bee, why not get stung by an A?!” ^.^
5:55 PM - 9 Nov 2010
you get stung by a bee? why you no get stung by an A+? #highexpectationsasianfather.
9:10 PM - 2 Jan 2011
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Asian parent: “You get stung by a B? WHY NOT GET STUNG BY AN A?
Why you get stung by a bee?! Next time you get stung by an A! #Asianjokes #AForAsian #NoButReally @dawnxchoo
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She’s not scary–but you don’t really want to bring home a B on your report card.
Did you ever hear that old joke about the kid who comes home to his Chinese dad and he got stung by a bee and his dad says, “Why didn’t you get stung by an A?” It’s like that.