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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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It is brash, it is aggressive, it defies all laws of grammar and commonsense.

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Aug 05, Navin rated it it was ok. But the one thing you can happily agree is that indian-englizh never one dull or dispassionate moment here. Another aspect the author looks at is how knowledge of English is considered as a ‘social marker’ in India; a determinant of one’s economic status.

Oct 21, Rick rated it it was ok. Have doubts regarding this product? Savour the sorry and soaring love affair between India and English. Though wrong in many ways, it has come to be accepted by most of us in India who speak in this language on a daily basis.

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Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English by Binoo K. John

Priya rated it really liked it Nov 02, I picked this up because I studied linguistics and find non-standard or regional English fascinating.


If you are a seller for hhazaar product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Add 3 Items to Indian-fnglish. It carries the prestige of over 47 years of retail experience. He is the founder and director of the Kovalam Literary Festival and owns the bookselling portal Makemeread.

Ketaki rated it really liked it Nov 15, I had hoped that the book would have humorous anecdotes but was disappointed as it fundax mainly a description of the various ways in which English speakers in India have modified the language. Binoo K John Publishers: Don’t have a Kindle? Comics And General Novels.

Mar 17, Jake Goretzki rated it liked it Shelves: This wasn’t a history or fundamentals of Indian-English. This book is a place for awsome use of english Refresh and try again. Its very very good, intersting and much more Obviously, English wouldn’t have come to us without the Britishers but it stayed here and thrived only because Indians found English and everything it stands for, quite irresistable.

Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English

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Not all that great, and better for people who are already familiar with Indian English who will probably be entertained more than I was. But he largely concentrates on the fascination that Indians have for English and how the mongrel form of the language evolved so rapidly.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English A classic bestseller, revised and updated, this book is a charming history of the evolution of Indian-English and the changing social hazasr and aspirations that have shaped it.

But, unnecessarily there are boring exaggerations with more journalistic style. Aug 03, Ian rated it it was ok.

Harish Vaidyanathan rated it it was ok Mar 02, A guy who can infuse research with a compelling creative nonfiction style: A hybrid form of English stalks the land, flaunting its illegitimacy, brashness and popularity. This is a frok about the use of the English language in India and how it has evolved through time. It was indeed quote heavy. Other Books By Author.

There can be no social advancement without the glittering sword of English in your hands. Some Indian readers may find it derogatory. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. John is a senior journalist based in New Delhi.