Category Archives: Language

Life And Death.

Snoopy is being very profound. In the Indian tradition, the opposite of death is not life but, birth. Life in it is eternal. Such profound philosophical thoughts coming in a cartoon is remarkable

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Castles In The Air.

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent. ~ Jerome Lawrence I somehow never built castles in the … Continue reading

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Habit / Routine.

This is a beautiful Marathi short film depicting the life of an ordinary couple of Mumbai. While the language is Marathi, subtitles in English are provided to follow the storyline.

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BS In A Travelogue.

I came across ┬áthis article in the BBC news letter by accident. The lead to it had no reference to any numbers. This pointer is what lead me to the article. I cannot understand why the author is dumbing herself … Continue reading

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Blog Humour.

A friend sent this cartoon to me on WhatsApp. I responded with a link to my latest blog post. He responded saying that he reads all my posts as he subscribes to them and gets email alerts. I tried again … Continue reading

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The Indian Diaspora And Western Culture.

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The United Kingdoms.

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Fun With Language.

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How Do You Do?

This cartoon, please click on it for a larger resolution, reminds me of the very first time that someone asked me “how do you do?” when introduced. I was quite puzzled and responded with “do what?” I was of course … Continue reading

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Three Friends And Language.

First friend SS sent me this. Five minutes later I read another message from a different friend KA who sent me this: For good measure he also added: “I remembered you when I read this word… Saying this with respect … Continue reading

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