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The lawyer’s a must
Shortly after I started living in Washington, an American friend asked a tongue-in-cheek question to test my knowledge of American society. The question: “What constitutes a typical family in the US'” He then corrected my answer as follows: “A typica...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
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Sir — It is hard to believe that a fun-loving person like Navjyot Singh Sidhu could beat a person s ...  | Read.. 
 
Distinctly different
Sir — Sujan Dutta makes some fundamental mistakes while drawing a parallel between Ireland and Kash ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
FAILING AGAIN
Litmus tests are usually unsparing indicators, and Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s government seems to be failing the most impor...| Read.. 
 
MAIN PROBLEM
It is not unusual in India for the more important issue to be obfuscated by irrelevant controversies. The leaders of the Bhar...| Read.. 
 
WORDCAGE
 
Oxford English, With An Accent
Whatever happened to ‘Oxford English’, the much-mocked accent of the British ruling class' ...  | Read.. 
OPED
A metropolis and its curious body language
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There are so many kinds of awful men — / One can’t avoid them all. She often said/ She’d never make the same mistake again:/ She always made a new mistake instead. — WENDY COPE