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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Bollywood makes it to another dictionary

India's top actors may find the description of the Hindi film industry as Bollywood derogatoryand humiliatingbut the word has just been added to another leading dictionary.After Oxford, it's......

Football and 'reservations'

The biggest spectacle in sports is over and Italy has won the World Cup. Even though I prefer American 'football', I do enjoy the fluid, unbroken movements and the glorious uncertainty of 'soccer',......

Google is now a verb!

It was unofficial for quite a while, causing linguistics professors much pain when students would talk about 'googling for information' instead of 'searching' for it. Now, they can all rest easy.......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

Is India heading for bankruptcy?

Back in the 1930s, a fight broke out between the two Iyengar sects. It was about the control over the rich, main Kanjeevaram temple. The shape of the tilak on the temple elephant became the proxy......
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Response to Naveen Chawla's comments on Mother Teresa

I would like to respond to Mr. Chawla's ruminations on two points - one on Mother Teresa and the second on the comments made by Mohan Bhagwat.... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Response-to-Naveen-Chawlas-comments-on-Mother-Teresa/articleshow/46383717.cms
The prurient limits of obscenity laws (or what could save AIB)

Oh my... The Bombay high court earlier this week restrained the police from arresting AIB members, because their comedy was vulgar but not obscene.... ...

http://www.legallyindia.com/Constitutional-law/how-to-be-vulgar-and-get-away-with-it-the-prurient-limits-of-obscenity-laws-or-what-could-save-aib
Concept of 'Roast' not new, did not intend to insult ...

Even as the Bombay High Court on Tuesday restrained the police from arresting members of All India Bakchod (AIB) in connection with their... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/concept-of-roast-not-new-did-not-intend-to-insult-women-aib-tell-bombay-hc-2106349.html
Vulgarity vs obscenity

Sadat Hasan Manto , the legendary Urdu writer, was a plain, blunt man. Sometimes, this got him into trouble. For instance, Manto was once dragged... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/HUdmFlzTs3F2xJhuLuBPSK/Vulgarity-vs-obscenity.html
AIB files a petition to defend all FIRs and charges against them.

AIB has approached the Bombay HC seeking quashing of FIR filed against them in Tardeo police station on the directions of a Mumbai court. The HC... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/aib-files-a-petition-to-defend-all-firs-and-charges-against-them/529143-79.html

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