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One only has to enter the words 'Anglo-Indian' in any search engine and the screen soon fills up with a plethora of A-I related web sites, confirming that the Anglo-Indians have a well-established virtual place of cohesive comfort. Most sites are for those wishing to reconnect with erstwhile relatives and school friends, or for rekindling the gastronomic delights that were once the staple in the land of their birth, but chief among them are the genealogy sites. It has never been so easy to research …
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We Anglo-Indians are great spellers, aren't we? We always prided ourselves on our immaculate spelling ability at school and later at work. Who among us in Britain has not shaken their heads in disbelief that Britishers, whose alleged "mother tongue" the English language is, cannot spell for nuts (and might even spell nuts with two 't's).
I was once asked by a frowning colleague if there was one 'l' or two in "intelligent". Lifting my jaw off the floor, I enlightened him. I also encountered a young secretary who, while furiously penning a note to her wayward boy friend, asked me if the word "idiot" had a 'y' in it!
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I've written about antiques before and would like to add another beautiful piece that my brothers wouldn't mind me reminiscing about.
The silver tea set needs polishing but I have intentionally left it in its present state …
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15 March 2013, 18:18 An Ode To SORPOTEL! - (submitted by Rae D'Cruz) 2 comments
15 March 2013, 17:24 L&H and Santana - (a YouTube video) 0 comments
24 January 2013, 02:08 Travelling 'Atop' - (by Ravindra Bhalerao) 1 comment
14 January 2013, 01:13 Anglo-Indians' story revealed - (by John Gibb) 0 comments
28 December 2012, 17:04 Vindaloo With The Tuckers - (by Premankur Biswas) 0 comments
27 December 2012, 14:51 A Lady Called Mabel - (by Ravindra Bhalerao) 0 comments
A regular visitor and contributor to the site has suggested that many 'good' articles are buried in the Archives and that visitors are being deprived of the chance to view them because, often, they don't even know they exist. He suggested it would be helpful if visitors could be directed to the Archives directly from the front page. I have tried to implement his recommendation.
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