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Saturday, January 21, 2006


During a pleasant conversation I was having with a Pakistani friend I'd newly made, he leaned forward called me, "Janaab-e-Ali!"

Needing to react appropriately, and not knowing fancy Urdu phrases, I recited back the first one that came to mind. "Huzoor-e-Ala!" I fancily declaimed.

And then it struck me, that had both of us been talking to Inzamam-ul-Haq, we would have called him...

Ok, ok, back to work now. Sorry.
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