Day: June 27, 2010

Caste System, Crazy people, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, News: My opinions, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Politics in India

Linguistic fanaticism

One’s attachment to one’s language or rather, one’s mother tongue is quite natural but when it crosses all limits and tends to ignore or condemn other languages, the love becomes blind and self-defeating. These people, especially the purists among them would not allow any new words or phrases to enter into their beloved language, if …