Shashi Tharoor on Hinglish and How He Thinks He Coined ‘Preponed’
Shashi Tharoor thinks he coined one of the most popularly used ‘Indianisms.’
Speaking of colonial legacies in India, language has been turned on its head in a wonderful way that we have made our own.
Indian English is a dynamic body of language on its own, and if nothing else, has enriched the English language further.
During an interview on his new book ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India,’ we asked Shashi Tharoor if he happens to use ‘Hinglish’ (Hindi + English) phrases too, and he turned around and said he thinks he coined one of the most used ‘Indianisms.’
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