Wandering Wunkers

The Tamil word “kolaveri” has recently been popularized due to the success of a song, “Why this kolaveri di?”, which (according to Samosapedia) means “murderous rage felt by a jilted or...

There really isn’t much to say except “Indian English”. Used as a verb, “intimate” (‘in.ti.mate) is: –verb (used with object), -mat·ed, -mat·ing. 1. to indicate or make known indirectly; hint; imply; suggest. 2. Archaic . to make known; announce. I don’t often see or use “intimate” in the verb sense, as...

Anyone who knows me by now – and most people who don’t – know I love words. They’re the world to me, the thing to study, often the only thing to...

While we wait for things to process with Adam’s paperwork, I’ve been stumbling along with my Elementary Hindi textbook & workbook. I slacked… HARD… during July and most of August, but...

Whether you’re curious about India, trying to get a feel for the place before moving, or interested simply in expanding your horizons, it can be difficult to weed through the data...

I’ve started reading some of the online editions of local newspapers for our move to India. There are some English-language newspapers published online (The Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan Times, and...