Posted: 03 February 2005 at 2:06pm | IP Logged
Here are the common lingo used by most Indian students and Teachers who get caught in the vortex of anglias speaking. Some of them were actually spoken by our lab assistants back in India.
I talk, he talk; Why do you middle middle talk?
(beech, beech = middle, middle)
"Hey, u guys, please keep quiet. The president is rotating outside"
"Donot smoke and spoil the botany of ur body"
" Open the windows, open the windows, let the climate come in "
" Why are you naat filupping the blanks ? "
Advice to father thinking about whether he should let his daughter
continue her studies or get her married :
" Vell, if you wantu study her, then study her. If you wantu marry
her, then marry her ."
Prof to students hanging around the corridors during exams :
" Do not revolve in the corridors in front of the examinations "
" Don't talk like that in front of my back "
""Dont stand in front of my back"
" Louly hair cutting. Hair cutting, current drying . No shock. "
" Florida paan shop. Prop: Raju . B.A, M.A. "
"Repeat again please!"
"Mistake became wrong!"
Did you cut the tickets for the film, yet?
Pliss, close the fan!
He/she's my cousin brother/sister
He/she's my co-brother/sister
Galatfehmi ka shikar hona:: to be hunted down by misunderstanding.
Izzat ko mitti me milana:: To mix one's honor in mud
Maro saale ko:: Hit the brother in law
Meri izzat ki naak cut gayee:: My honors' nose has been chopped off
Kiske saath moonh kaala kiya? :: Who have you blackened your face with?
naak mein dum karna:: to strengthen the nostrils
An instructor explaining the working of pendulum:
" Take an elephant of negligible weight"
heard in kitchen:
No, No I don't need chair i can stand eating
It's so hot! Please on the fan no.
Instructor: "Take a copper wire of any metal...and pour a liquid solution of sulphuric acid in a round bottom flask of any shape.. "
A gardener scolding three kids : " Both of u three, don't under-stand the tree "!!
"Open the doors of the window, and let the atmosphere come in "
Pune'ites, and Bombay'ites will understand this - " This is not 'parvadable' " !!!
"Issac New Ton is great scientist. In India, apple falls on head and he go
back to invent Gravity. He is friend and follower of Mahatma Gandhi in fight for freedom.There is a statue to him with long coat and long hair. He great
"A cow has 2 horns with sharp points and Bull between tham. It has 4 legs and stands on its own feet". It ended with a touch of logic, "A cow gives milk which we drink. Therefore, it is our mother."
"You three, both of you kneel down together separately"
"There is no wind in the ball (deflated football)"
"Run with the fence" (alongside)
"Look at the line on your back" (falling in line)
"Apply Apply, No reply" (common one)
"Why aren't you kneel downing?"
Look at the climate man, it's too hot to play.
If you talk, I'll kneel down (Always wished he would, but found
out that, that's not what he meant)
Cuckoo, Blaady (Kick you, bloody...)
The principal just passed away.
Who took out the breeze of my cykill.
Meet me behind the class (meant after the class).
My cykill is understanding the tree.
Open the windows and let the atmosphere come in"!
Open the windows and let the AIR FORCE come in"!
Morning morning why you rotate my head" ? (a direct translation from the