Picture of the Day: How We View Young Women?

Posted on November 30, 2006
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Adil Najam Sepoy, of Chapati Mystery fame, sent me this picture before. It is a crude sheyr (verse) crudely written at the back of a bus. Roughly translated, it says: Girls these days are so proud of their beauty They don’t know the first kalma, but speak in English Sepoy said it made him chuckle. […]

International Visitors: Birds Come Flying In

Posted on November 29, 2006
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S.A.J Shirazi Pakistan gets a large number of guest birds from Europe, Central Asian States and India every year. The birds from North spend winters in different wetlands and deserts of Pakistan, which are distributed almost throughout the country, from the high Himalayas to coastal mangroves and mud flats in the Indus delta. And, after […]

Picture of the Day: ‘I Love Miss Spelling’

Posted on November 28, 2006
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Adil Najam The headline used for this photograph by the Daily Times was just too good not to reproduce above. I do not know if this qualifies as Pinglish or not but the typo – ‘over’ instead of ‘our’; the misplaced space in ‘Friend Ship’; and the grammar slippage in ‘with Pak-China’ are so very […]

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