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  • n. Plural form of Hindustani.


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  • Additionally, not only did I need to write convincingly as a woman from another place and another time, but I had to re-create the way in which Hindustanis spoke in general.

    John Shors discusses his third novel, Dragon House

  • To us Hindustanis, of course, this smacks of excess.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Unlike us Hindustanis, Jesustani wage-slaves do not work endless hours merely for the loot.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Many Hindustanis, I learn, are only too happy to be colonised.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • We Hindustanis, by contrast, die deaths of infinite variety: we are splattered on the sidewalk by Blue Line buses; eaten by leopards; knocked off motorcycles by runaway pigs; murdered by criminal tribes who rob only on full moon nights and defecate over the bodies of their victims.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • When the Hindustanis of Hindustan discuss the urinary eccentricities of their countrymen, or talk about the time the train arrived bag on time, just twenty-four hours late, it is with a certain fond nostalgia.

    The Hindustanis of Jesustan

  • By contrast, the Hindustanis from Hindustan care little, in general, about what goras have to say about their lands, their estimation of the intelligence of that race having been shaped by its proclivity to buy bizarre leather whips on Janpath or little boys in Kandy, and that at ridiculous prices.

    The Hindustanis of Jesustan

  • Conversely, the Hindustanis of Jesustan will take each possible opportunity to hector the Hindustanis of Hindustan about trains that run late, corruption, or the unfortunate habit of the audience at the Regal Cinema to pee in the back lane.

    The Hindustanis of Jesustan

  • The Hindustanis of Jesustan, in all matters except their imagination, are an altogether different species.

    The Hindustanis of Jesustan

  • As all Hindustanis know, the principal symptom of malaria is a fever.

    Archive 2005-09-01


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