Sunday, February 12, 2012

Indian English

From Chandan Mitra's weekly column in the Pioneer, some hilarious examples of English usage:

In a newspaper, describing a case of chain-snatching in which criminals shot dead the man who tried to resist and pursue the chain-snatchers, the reporter stated: “The deceased gave chase to the criminals who, however, managed to escape”!

Police notice: “Take care of belongings. You may be theft”

The article is interesting reading too.

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