Sunday, 1 September 2013

What's Your Good Name???

India is predominantly a Non-English speaking country.
Stats say that close to 90% of India's population, cannot speak or understand English, forget writing about it. { No need to feel sad..considering India's population, even the 10% English speaking population is HUGE  and the Best.:) }

The English ruled us for about 150 years, but could never really rule over our languages.
Considering all this and much more I do understand if everyone in India cannot speak English fluently. It is just fine...its not like ..its the end of this world.
But what I do have a problem with ...is that in order to pick up on their English speaking skills; people tend to do a literal transaltion of phrases and sentences of regional Indian languages in English.

My top pick: AAPKA SHUB NAAM aka What's Your Good Name?
GOD..can u believe it??
Seriously..??
Do you also have a bad/inauspicious name??
While I do try to explain anyone and everyone around me who utter these words, I feel it's just not enough. I wonder why bad/wrong habits are much more contagious and far reaching than the good/correct ones?
Anyways, while I am on a noble mission to save people from making a joke out of themselves, I wish you all join me in this noble cause to build a better tomorrow.

Or what the heck..just leave a nice comment on the pics below and save my day. That's much easier I guess...!





For this nail art, my inspiration was the Mixing Prints Trend, and so I decided to combine dots with stripes. What do you think?

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52 comments:

  1. Wow cute nail art, i loved it :)
    waise there's a new NOTD in my blog too :D do check out

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  2. Very pretty, wish I had a steady enough hand to do something like this!! x
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  3. love the colours!! great work Aditi

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  4. Cute nail art Aditi!
    We should add hinglish to one of our many national languages...certainly more people speak that than English!And its a lot more fun :p

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  5. Haha, I totally agree with you about the literal translation that people tend to you.."What's your good name?" Hehe!

    As always, your nail art is gorgeous!!! :)

    Richa
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  6. I am with you in this noble mission :)

    Cute nail art

    Manisha

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  7. hahaha..I always laugh like crazy when someone asks what is my GOOD name!

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  8. lol...nice post....that nail art is soooo gd!

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  10. Hahaha .. whats your good name! I think that was even how it was taught in school when I was a kid :-O
    Love the nail paint. I would have never thought of combining these 2 colours! But they look gorgeous!

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  11. love the mani you have shown here..love green and yellow both :)
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  12. A big fan of nail art and I must say this is so cool, love the colours and mix of prints too!
    Do visit my blog and if you like follow on GFC, Bloglovin Facebook,leave a comment and I'll follow back too!

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  13. I absolutely love that nail art, it's so simple and cute !

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  14. wow...pretty nails...lovely nail art..

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  15. I just totally get the point there, infact I had talked about it too, with a lot of ppl, but none could really imply as to what I meant. Coming to the nail art, I really love it more coz u chose some pretty colors for the combo :)
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  16. Wow - such patience for the nail art! I love it when people translate to English literally it makes me laugh, especially movie subtitles they are the best.

    Raj
    Pink Chai Style

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  17. Well, it is like this, none language you can translate directly in English. And people all over the world are doing this. :) Not just in India I guess. ;)
    Gorgeous nails btw.
    You've got a lovely blog! Would you like to follow each other? I could be so nice! Let me know.
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  18. Beautiful nails!

    Would you like to follow each other with GFC and Bloglovin '? Let me know :)

    Have a great weekend!
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  19. Amazing nails!


    Would you like follow each other? I'll be soo glad :) let me know and I'll be follow back


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  20. Lovely nail art ! Color combi is great ! And so is the pattern mixing that you have done !

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  22. Beautiful nail art.
    Great blog. Would you like to follow each ohter? - it would be fantastic;)

    Love
    Minnja

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  23. I watched an Indian tv show recently and I I was convinced that in India everyone speaks English fluently. Great post, your nails look amazing. :)
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  24. Such cute nails!
    Would you like to follow each other dear?

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  25. cool nails! would you like to follow each other? let me know! xo

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