Entry from Backside Only has 65 ratings and 16 reviews. Jake said: A breezy but flippant walk through aspects of Indian English. As many have pointed out. Results 1 – 6 of 6 Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English by Binoo K. John and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books. Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English PB by Binoo K. John from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee.
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Could’ve been much much better.! This is a book about the use of the Hazaaar language in India and how it has evolved through time. There are chapters here that are entirely devoted to letters that citizens wrote in the post-independence period — in mostly bombastic language that tried to imitate the British.
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Buy this book in a Combo. This revised and updated edition includes new chapters that discuss contemporary trends in Indian-English, including phrases made popular by usage on online such as Twitter and Facebook and web portals like Rediff.
This book is a place for awsome use of english With time, Indian English has evolved and there are more additions to this amusing language. For example, her daytime jewelry may be different from the silver bracelets she wears when she goes out or to formal occasions.
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Johan is a senior journalist based in New Delhi. Recommend spend money buying some other book. Avinash Mamtora rated it liked it May 22, We see this form of English on many signboards across the country.
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I’m an ou A breezy but flippant walk through aspects of Indian English. A breezy but flippant walk through aspects of Indian English. Once the point is established, it seems tedious to go through all these similar sounding letters. There were a few interesting facts and humorous examples sprinkled throughout the book.
Average Rating Customers. Then there’s this totally inane chapter on Bollywood and its usage of English words that doesn’t make any point whatsoever. Apr 12, Ravi Kiran Srivatsa rated it liked it. I had hoped that the book would have humorous anecdotes but was disappointed as it is indian-englizh a description of the various ways in which English speakers in India have modified the language.
John is a senior journalist based in New Delhi. John takes the reader on a delightful journey through the quirks and complexities of the subcontinent’s love affair with the language. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Oct 21, Rick rated it it was ok. As many have pointed out it’s pretty light on insight and rigour, despite some chunky citations.
Mar 17, Jake Goretzki rated it liked it Shelves: Filled with some interesting indian newspaper ads from 40’s. Summary of the Book This book educates us with the Indian English that is commonly used today. Backsie and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Tejpal With ffrom journalist s flair for combining information with easy readability, John provides sharp, cheeky insights Be the first to ask a question about Entry from Backside Only.
Whimsical rhyming ‘Don’t be silly Lily’, etc; ‘shilly shally’. Submit Review Submit Review. English, says the author, is the Porsche on the porch of the arriviste.
Lists with This Book. It was random snippets of examples and random facts. Oct 16, Karthik D. A wonderfully charming and informative book The book is hopeless as it has absolutely no substance.
Review A wonderfully charming and informative book Oct 01, Vikas Lather rated it liked it. Entry from Backside Only. R rated it liked it Shelves: It definitely needs cutting and cohesion.