"Gook" are a slang used to describe an Asian person, mainly vietnamese. This term was commonly used during the Vietnam War. People that are gooks are mostly people with names that has only one syllable, like "Tam", "Kim", and "Houang". The surnames and middle names of which, are often mixed up, and are commonly misinterpreted and hard to pronounce. "Gooks" have a way of talking that makes thing they say sound like gibberish. To call someone a "gook" is considered racist and should not be used as a common name for the average asian.