Sunday, May 4, 2008

Piss...Language...Lost Innocence

Has anyone seen the Mc. Dowell ad that goes "No.1,Mera No.1".What's the company trying to sell?......soda or ahem.....something else......
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I have noticed a peculiar thing about the way I speak.All my tujhes and mujhes have been gradually replaced by 'tere ko' and 'mere ko'.......i think my hindustani gradually gave way to a lil daccani...something like this happened some 3 centuries ago which gave birth to what we now call Urdu.....so am i in the midst of a big linguistic revolution?......Only time will tell.
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Saw promos of a film called bhoothnath.......another crass bollywood attempt to ape the west......there was a scene in which they showed (indian)kids playing american football.......Seriously,how many kids here would be able to relate to that?......I seriously don't know why the 'yashraj' clan have to make everything so Dolce&Gabbana......whatever happened to an innocent childhood like mine.....climbing 'shahtoot'(mulberry) trees and playing with mud.....Even the kids these days seem to have none of the innocence(read:stupidity) of the kids of yesteryears....they are all so smart and taking the dance/piano/horse riding/advanced calculus classes...i wonder what will happen to retards like me(even that shitty holiday homework was too much for me).....This brings me to another topic...why is everything so 'anglicised' these days.....now i understand that english is the mother tongue of many communities like the catholics...so no problems there......but these days whenever i go to a party and i see these 3-4 year old kids and their mums talking to them in English...it just pisses me off....eventually these kids will grow up to have a rootless existence with nothing unique about them whatsoever......i hope i don't come off sounding like a 75 year old.....
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Is it just me or whenever one listens to 'Yellow' by coldplay does one feel like bobbing his head from one shoulder to the other.....

7 comments:

Sanjeev Gadgil said...

ya...i know....but still i need to make that poem on "guess"...i m working on it.....lets see...hehe....

anyway, enjoy before we become the kakas, or before we start talking with our kids in english...

Sunny Sanjeev...(what a name)

Parth said...

heyloooo.......so true yaar
i really liked the bit of mum's speaking to their kids in english.....i particularly hate it when all these Indians are going to think of hindi in a secondary state.....anyway HINDI ROCKS!!!

Harsh Pande said...
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Harsh Pande said...

totally agree with the 'apeing the west' concept, remember Main Hoon Naa, the freaking PROM NITE. which college seriously has a prom night!

I mean, i'd love to have a prom night if i was in a college with prom night worthy chics, but then that's a different story!

MOJOGURU said...

dude BHOOTNATH is a ravi chopra movie n not a yashraj production .....yes they r chachera bhais ...but they r not in the same clan ......................................................................................

aditi said...

hey....point noted mr.jhulka....thnx to yu, ill make it a point to atleast yell at ma kids in my mother tongue!!!!

Nargis... said...

nice!!!