Posts Tagged ‘Bollywood’

Interesting Burmese word origins

July 14, 2013

Interesting Burmese word origins By Fifty Viss

Burmese word origins
A graphic I made, showing some of the linguistic diversity found in the Burmese language.
Burmese has a hodgepodge of words that come from other languages, some that would surprise most people, at least me. It’s a given that many Burmese words come from Pali (from Buddhism) or English (from colonial rule), but quite a number of words also come from obscure and seemingly unrelated languages to Burmese. I’ve compiled a list of the most interesting ones.

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I hate Ultra-nationalists or extremists who play up the racial card for their selfish politics

February 12, 2010

Shiv Sena activists protest against the release of Shah Rukh Khan’s new film ‘My Name is Khan’ in Mumbai yesterday. — Reuters pic

Bollywood is jittery over the fate of Shah Rukh Khan’s new movie.’

I hate Ultra-nationalists or extremists who play up the racial card for their selfish politics

Why could not we practice our religion in our heart, home and places of worships?

Why could not all the human embrace another human of differing race, religion, origin, socio-economic strata, different occupation and skin colour as friends?

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