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Old 1st May 2006, 16:12   #76
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This happened at VEC, Bellary.

A lab attendant in a mechanical lab in our engineering college once wanted to ask a student to get out as he was making lots of nuisance. The words "Get out" or "Get lost" did not cross his poor mind. You guess what he did...

Walked to the student and said "Follow me"

Walked out of lab with the student following him.

Then he said "Don't follow me" and walked back alone in to the lab.

This breaks us in to laughter even after 12 years.

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Old 1st May 2006, 21:02   #77
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i (un)fortunately am a user of sify broadband. the hotline when dialed, is routed all the way to chennai. the main reason to se the toll free is that even the local number connects to the same place.

and one confronts hardcore chennai people over not-so-clear phone line. it takes about 5 minutes to get across the used id. another ten minutes to make the person get the problem. and so on...

one call to sify care costs me a good amount of grey cells bursting.

it is A, not YE, please.

and the eastern UP/bihar/jharkhand people, they have real cool grammer. i must take this oppertunity to applaud them for the same.

p.s: 1. if wondering about my oratory skills, I have never faced problem with indians ( except the south people) , confused desis, brits and the yankees all the same.

2. no personal /communal offence meant.
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and the eastern UP/bihar/jharkhand people, they have real cool grammer. i must take this oppertunity to applaud them for the same.
One of our Eastern UP professors said:

"anybdy noise making will be allowed to sit outside the class"



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Old 1st May 2006, 23:09   #79
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Its not just us.. I was talking to a customer based in Holland.. and he had to tell me something which I was never able to understand..

Finally, he said, " I as in India, ......O as in (H)otel. " and i burst out ...

O as in Hotel ? whoa.. thts something you can never hear anywhere.

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...One of our Eastern UP professors said:
"anybdy noise making will be allowed to sit outside the class"...
You must've misunderstood the prof... he meant 's(h)it'...
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and the far east guys are no less. i cant comment on how well they know english, but one thing for sure, one word is piggybacking the other, all the time. jam packed clutter.


a certain jat ( haryana) lecturer used to call "circuit" as " sarcut"...

my sibling always mentions....her couching teachers say " exampul" instead of example.....

there are lot many bhojpuri movies doing the rounds these days...one titled " panditji batayi biyah kab hoyi"....

you write vikas, the bengalis will convert to bikas as if they had some built in search and replace automaton working inside!!

lot more.....eh, delhi has gone too diverse. time to implement dual citizenship.
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oh yes, how could i forget this one......

you dont solve the question, nor answer it, you make it. " kitne sawal banaye?"
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have a few friends from Kerala.... you just gotta listen to them when they converse ( try to ) in english.....
you started it again.

one of our colleagues (female) asked for cock in a restaurent in NY. it took 2 further tries to make the waiter understand that she needed coke. another one (guy) even after multiple tries never corrected the same mistake of his.

same person came to me once and said, "i am going to india on vacation, and so i will leave my coat in ur house". i immediately did a reverse conversion, coat=cot=bed.
so he meant he will leave his mattress in my house.

he also asked us everytime if we got the jock, whenever he cracked a joke.

another one always "came to office in oto" (all 'O's pronouced as in Old).

i am going to be stomped at, this time; for these jocks, oops, jokes.
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Seeing that you're in the mood for accents, here's a very old linguistic joke:

Tendjewberrymud

Dont know what "Tenjewberrymud" is? Dont worry, you will understand by the end of this conversation......Read aloud for best results. Be warned, you're going to find yourself talking "funny" for a while after reading this. This has been nominated for best email of 1999.


The following is a telephone exchange between a hotel guest and room-service at a hotel in Asia, which was recorded and published in the Far East Economic Review....

Room Service (RS): "Morny. Ruin sorbees."

Guest (G): "Sorry, I thought I dialed room-service."

RS: "Rye..Ruin sorbees..morny! Djewish to odor sunteen?"

G: "Uh..yes..I'd like some bacon and eggs."

RS: "Ow July den?"

G: "What?"

RS: "Ow July den?...pry, boy, pooch?"

G: "Oh, the eggs! How do I like them? Sorry, scrambled please."

RS: "Ow July dee bayhcem...crease?"

G: "Crisp will be fine."

RS: "Hokay. An San tos?"

G: "What?"

RS: "San tos. July San tos?"

G: "I don't think so."

RS: "No? Judo one toes?"

G: "I feel really bad about this, but I don't know what 'judo one toes' means."

RS: "Toes! Toes!...Why djew Don Juan toes? Ow bow singlish mopping we bother?"

G: "English muffin!! I've got it! You were saying 'Toast.' Fine. Yes, an English muffin will be fine."

RS: "We bother?"

G: "No..just put the bother on the side."

RS: "Wad?"

G: "I mean butter...just put it on the side."

RS: "Copy?"

G: "Sorry?"

RS: "Copy...tea...mill?"

G: "Yes. Coffee please, and that's all."

RS: "One Minnie. *** ruin torino fee, strangle ache, crease baychem, tossy singlish mopping we bother honey sigh, and copy....rye?"

G: "Whatever you say"

RS: "Tendjewberrymud."

G: "You're welcome."

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Same thing happened at our college too(REC calicut). So either the same professor changed places, or its another of those urban legends.
In our college it supposedly happened in the Production Engineering class of our batch.
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Seeing that you're in the mood for accents, here's a very old linguistic joke:

Tendjewberrymud

Dont know what "Tenjewberrymud" is? Dont worry, you will understand by the end of this conversation......Read aloud for best results. Be warned, you're going to find yourself talking "funny" for a while after reading this. This has been nominated for best email of 1999.


The following is a telephone exchange between a hotel guest and room-service at a hotel in Asia, which was recorded and published in the Far East Economic Review....

Room Service (RS): "Morny. Ruin sorbees."

Guest (G): "Sorry, I thought I dialed room-service."

RS: "Rye..Ruin sorbees..morny! Djewish to odor sunteen?"

G: "Uh..yes..I'd like some bacon and eggs."

RS: "Ow July den?"

G: "What?"

RS: "Ow July den?...pry, boy, pooch?"

G: "Oh, the eggs! How do I like them? Sorry, scrambled please."

RS: "Ow July dee bayhcem...crease?"

G: "Crisp will be fine."

RS: "Hokay. An San tos?"

G: "What?"

RS: "San tos. July San tos?"

G: "I don't think so."

RS: "No? Judo one toes?"

G: "I feel really bad about this, but I don't know what 'judo one toes' means."

RS: "Toes! Toes!...Why djew Don Juan toes? Ow bow singlish mopping we bother?"

G: "English muffin!! I've got it! You were saying 'Toast.' Fine. Yes, an English muffin will be fine."

RS: "We bother?"

G: "No..just put the bother on the side."

RS: "Wad?"

G: "I mean butter...just put it on the side."

RS: "Copy?"

G: "Sorry?"

RS: "Copy...tea...mill?"

G: "Yes. Coffee please, and that's all."

RS: "One Minnie. *** ruin torino fee, strangle ache, crease baychem, tossy singlish mopping we bother honey sigh, and copy....rye?"

G: "Whatever you say"

RS: "Tendjewberrymud."

G: "You're welcome."
Ha!!!! Wha wozzat?!! :O I even forgot how to laugh!!!
Oh my god! That was hilarious
Tell me something steer... This guy... The hotel guest, was he going through this conversation all this while with a straight face?!

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hahahha..looking at these posts, I'd also like to add to it. My roommate who is mallu, insists on calling circuit 'sircute'....and its not only him, my teachers in junior college also would say the same !
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Yes. This is the trend in south india. My 8 month old angel's name is Smriti (not thi). I hope things will be fine for her in future
same thing has happened to my neice, she's Megha, and people repeat it as mekha. can't try to change everyone for that matter, but it is more like influence of the native language.
And i don't completely agree with dceite on the "maruti" part. coz when you write it in hindi, you make it sound like "thi" and not "ti", right!
and as they normally say, the argument continues.
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another one always "came to office in oto" (all 'O's pronouced as in Old).
Hey didnt he take the Dembo ( Tempo ) ???
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I have never understood this... some of you call Maruti "Maruthi".. infact t is replaced by th in many words..
Hope this image explains:


BTW, which is correct: Anadi or Anari?
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