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Indori accent - how it scares the shit out of you

Although I have left Indore more than a year ago, still the mention of Indore makes me nostalgic. I am also reminded of the excellent food, snail paced life, and the dangers that lurked in every nook and corner of the city.

Well, calling indore a dangerous place may surprise some people, as the city is known for easy going, congenial, and peace loving people... which I don't deny.. but... be-you-tee.. BUT.. where else people eat poisonous reptiles with tea...? where else driving and writing both involve "pain"...? and where else do you find vampires in the hospital labs????

Surprised? Well, let me explain... due to MP sharing border with Gujrat, it has a big Gujju population... which influences their accent. The language goes haywire when they interchange cat and kate - mat and mate - and gatt and gate... test and taste . So when during a party one of my local friends called his wife and said get some tea with snakes, some of the people excused themselves from the party…