And just yesterday I shared with you a new Hindi word that I learned – “mawali” – that means the following:
And now….quick drumroll…I combine more brilliant names + some “mawali” hoodlums/bums/ruffians in one divine story from (yet again) south India.
Here you go. The Bengaluru (Bangalore) cops are closing in on the city’s rowdies.
The Bangalore Mirror also reported this story, using one of my most favourite Indianisms ever – “a rowdy sheeter” 🙂 :).
This glorious word was one of my words of the day last year, so just remember that you read it here first!
Wilson Garden Naga, Silent Sunil, Cycle Ravi and Mr.JCB Narayana are not just any old “rowdy elements”, dear reader, make no mistake. These fellas are “notorious rowdy elements”.
They are also, no surprise, all absconding – another fave Indianism:
So there you are.
Bums and ruffians and notorious rowdy-sheeter with brilliant names, neatly tying together some of the week’s best stories for you.
You are very welcome!