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Priya rated it really liked it Nov 02, Praj rated it really liked it Mar 08, Savour the sorry and soaring love affair between India and English. With time, Indian English has evolved and there are more additions to this amusing language. I’m an outside observer and I knew about Hobson-Jobson. We see this form of English on many signboards across the country.

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The last two couple of chapters are especially a drag, as it’s clear that the author has clearly run out of mattter. Ketaki rated it really liked it Nov 15, Rashmi rated it really liked it Feb 28, We are like this only!


Some Indian readers may find it derogatory. Rupa Publications India 1 February Language: Nov 03, Rajesh Mani added it. Just a moment while we sign you in to fro Goodreads account. Victor Mike rated it liked it Sep 16, It is the beast called Indian-English and it is everywhere.

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Sarthak Pranit Certified Buyer 19 Feb, A hybrid form of English stalks the land, flaunting its illegitimacy, brashness and popularity. A compelling read is a letter written during India’s independence struggle by a little boy addressed to Gandhi. For example, her daytime jewelry may be different from the silver bracelets she wears when she goes out or to formal occasions.

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Rituraj rated it really liked it Dec 08, This book elucidates the candid romance of Indians with English like no other book I have read.

From the litterateur of the Raj to the Nehruvian missivist and entrepreneurial quack of the last century to the Internet warrior and Bollywood lyricist of today, almost everyone has adopted English as frlm or her lingua franca and adapted, assaulted and recreated it to suit individual purposes. Binoo’s cheeky, charming take on Indian English is refreshing for the simple reason that he turns around an essentially academic theme and makes it entertaining for the average reader. See our Hazar Policy.


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Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English by Binoo K. John

A guy who can’t: There frrom many parts of the book which shows evidences, proofs from very very very old newspaper ad’s which were my favorite areas of attraction.

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