Random postings on politics, economics, history and anything else that is not technology (for that, see my other blog). My postings on non-technology subjects will be necessarily coloured by my background in technology, so apologies for that. But then, that's the unique perspective it gives me :-).
Saturday, 21 January 2012
India Trip 2011-2012 - The Amazing and the Amusing
I had a good trip to India during the Dec 2011 - Jan 2012 period. Let me record some of the interesting things I saw.
1. English serials on TV have English subtitles, which isn't as laughable as it sounds. While it's just a minor convenience to folks like me who sometimes miss a word here or there, this is probably a godsend for the millions of aspiring youngsters, many in smaller towns, who are trying to learn English to improve their chances of success. As the popular local ad says, "What an idea, Sir ji!"
Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in Friends,