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Watch: Foreigners decode the meaning of Indian-English words

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Published Jul 14, 2016, 4:33 pm IST
Updated Jul 14, 2016, 4:35 pm IST
Brush up your Indian-English knowledge and enjoy a few laughs as well by checking out this video.
The Asian Boss decided to ask people of different nationalities whether they could correctly guess words and phrases that are commonly used in Indian English. (Credit: YouTube)
 The Asian Boss decided to ask people of different nationalities whether they could correctly guess words and phrases that are commonly used in Indian English. (Credit: YouTube)

English is no longer a language that is limited to the English people. Globalisation has caused the language to develop different avatars depending on where it spread. This has led countries to develop dialects of the language sometimes so different that even native English speakers may find difficult to understand.

So, folks from Asian Boss decided to ask people of different nationalities whether they could correctly guess words and phrases that are commonly used in Indian English. As you can imagine, there are many English words that non-Indians perceive as something completely different from what constitutes common English parlance in India.

 

Brush up your Indian-English knowledge and enjoy a few laughs as well by checking out this video.

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