Pet Peeves Maketh The Person

I almost wrote "maketh the man" and then reminded myself of gender neutrality (another pet peeve of mine) and changed it to "person". Anyone following my blog of late would have wondered if they'd landed on the same person's site or not because I've gone slightly berserk with my template changes. And that's the super-duper … Continue reading Pet Peeves Maketh The Person

Bengali Parents: A Glimpse Into The Paaglaami

'Paaglaami' is a favorite word of the Bengali people. It means madness. The word paaglaami is derived from one of the uber favorite words of theirs as well..."paagol". This word is never said in a droll, flat manner. Oh no..the word paagol is uttered in a manner which reeks of food being relished and tasted thoroughly … Continue reading Bengali Parents: A Glimpse Into The Paaglaami