Monthly Archives: October 2005

Esquire on outsourcing…

I used to love reading the Esquire. It fell somewhere in the penumbral region between Playboy and Time. I still love reading it, if I can get hold of a copy, that is. But this terse article by one of … Continue reading

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The Aspiration Disease!

The Aspiration Disease! A dangerous disease is sweeping Indian mass media. I won’t call it greed but it is something all advertisers use – aspiration. Have you lately watched how many shows there is on television that just dangle money … Continue reading

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Muskan

Muskan When she smiles she sends happinessA million pleasant thrills of the heartTo parched souls thirsting for love In the vast desert of human affairs. Oh, is there in this world such a heart?So pure in its expression of joy, … Continue reading

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Good English Anyone?

Good English Anyone? Yesterday’s TOI carried this report: “So, while an examinee will be penalized for spelling errors in essays, letters or specific English language tests, if he writes horror as “horor” (note: even my word processor rejected this and … Continue reading

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The Jean Story…

The Jean Story…. Come to think of it, this generation — Johnwriter means the young generation of his time — would be remembered for the way they wear their jeans, i.e., well below the waist. Johnwriter doesn’t know where this … Continue reading

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