Monthly Archives July 2016

Saanya Gulati's Blog, Emoji Day

Linguistic evolution from the SMS-era The tragic irony about phones becoming smarter, and people becoming dumber has taken an interesting trajectory through the information age. With SMS-lingo out of vogue the fear is no longer the derailment of the English Language. What we mean to say is ‘no1 txts lyk dis.’ Of course that is a function of evolved messaging…

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There is an iconic scene from the movie Chocolat, when the Comte de Renauld, mayor of the small French village, sneaks into Vianne Rocher’s chocolaterie to destroy it - convinced that it is leading the citizens of his town astray from their faith. An eccentric battle ensues where he mercilessly cuts the head of a chocolate-sculpted woman and proceeds to…

Saanya Gulati's Blog, Cambridge 3

It is said that London is an urban anomaly in the United Kingdom, for its cultural diversity and fast-paced lifestyle remain unparalleled. But every now and then even the urban dweller yearns to press the pause button. https://www.instagram.com/p/BG2Ywqet4dP/?taken-by=bombaydelhigirl While I too would indulge in the all-too-dreamy European destinations that my newsfeed is flooded with as we approach peak summer season,…

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