Entry from Backside Only has 65 ratings and 16 reviews. Jake said: A breezy but flippant walk through aspects of Indian English. As many have pointed out. Results 1 – 6 of 6 Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English by Binoo K. John and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books. Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English PB by Binoo K. John from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee.

Author: Voodoozilkree Gagul
Country: Poland
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 12 August 2008
Pages: 228
PDF File Size: 12.43 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.78 Mb
ISBN: 510-7-57809-390-1
Downloads: 64092
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kagajind

Our website is secured by bit SSL encryption issued by Verisign Incmaking your shopping at Sapnaonline as secure as possible. John takes the reader on a delightful journey through the quirks and backsdie of the subcontinent’s love affair with the language.

Then there’s this totally inane chapter on Bollywood and its usage of English words that doesn’t make any point whatsoever. There were many parts of the book which shows evidences, proofs from very very very old newspaper ad’s which were my favorite areas of attraction. What keeps this going is Binoo’s interesting style of writing, even if you know that some of his beliefs are misplaced. See all 3 reviews. There are chapters here that are entirely devoted to letters that citizens wrote backwide the post-independence period — in mostly bombastic language that tried to imitate the British.

Though wrong in many ways, it has come to be accepted by most of us in India who speak in this language on a daily basis. Author’s indian-englsih attempt to frok with the “Modern Writers”, Well done!


Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English

There can be no social advancement without the glittering sword of English in your hands. Review A wonderfully charming and informative book See our Returns Policy.

There was no organization, so that was what made it uninteresting. But the one thing you can happily agree is that there’s never one dull or dispassionate moment here. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Which is why, you fundss confused as to what he really expects and what he is pitting Indian English against? Click on below image to change. With time, Indian English fudnas evolved and there are more additions to this amusing language. John takes the reader on adelightful journey through the quirks and complexities of the subcontinents love affair with the language.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. This book is a place for awsome use of english Another aspect the author looks at is how knowledge of English is considered as a ‘social marker’ in India; a determinant of one’s economic status.

Why I Am a Hindu.

Follow the Author

Paperbackpages. But, not succeeded in achieving the objective: This revised and updated edition includes new chapters that discuss contemporary trends in Indian-English, including phrases made popular by usage on online such as Twitter and Facebook and web portals like Rediff.


It was indeed quote heavy.

To ask other readers questions hazaad Entry from Backside Onlyplease sign up. Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English A classic bestseller, revised and updated, this book is a charming history of the evolution of Indian-English and the changing social ambitions and aspirations that have shaped it.

Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English – Binoo K John – Google Books

Cashback will indiian-english credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Open Preview See a Problem? Some Indian readers may find it derogatory. A breezy but flippant walk through aspects of Indian English. The thomas jewellery she wears may vary.

The last two couple of chapters are especially a drag, as it’s clear that the author has clearly run out of mattter. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Asheesh Singh rated it did not nidian-english it Mar 06, The Last Song Of Sav Refresh and try again. History and Politics Books.

This book educates us with the Indian English that is commonly used today.

A fondness for front loaded, complex sentence structures, yes.