करते रहिए TRAY,कोषीश,पृयास – कभी तो ठीक बैठेंगे अक्षर विन्यास

(अरे सुनो, भाषाई शुचिता के ठेकेदारों – हमें ब्याहकरण से बैर नहीं, पर स्पेलिङ्ग तेरी अब खैर नहीं। जो कुछ लिखा है जानभूझ कर लिखा है, टाइपो नहीं है । समझ में आ जाए तो ठीक है, वरना समझना कोई मुलभुत ज़रूरी नहीं है) हे अत्याचारिणी इंग्रेज़ी ! बचपन से सुनता आ रहा हूँ कि…

Inglourious BULBBULS

(No Spoilers)   Although Seven was marketed as Se7en, it neither hurt the sense of the name, nor its pronunciation. Rather it reinforced the idea of ‘seven deadly sins’ around which murders in the film occur. Pursuit of Happyness was so named despite Will Smith pointing at the incorrect spelling on the wall graffiti in…

THOO-THOO

My college WhatsApp group held an online THOO-THOO poll yesterday. Two of our pals were to be voted upon and the winner ,implying the most hate-worthy one ,was to be drowned in a bucketful of  spit -to be ‘thoothoo-ed’  upon virtually,by means of chat emoticons,is what it entailed. It might be odd to see thoo-thoo…