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Top 15 Things You Want to Tell Your Mother-in-Law

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If all the bou-shashuri jokes we’ve grown up listening to are to be trusted, said relationship on this side of the world tends to switch rapidly between awfully bitter and exceptionally sweet – sometimes multiple times throughout a day. Mums-in-law can be quite the handful at times, and as much as we love them, we’d also just like to get away with doing t[...]

Essential Life Skills You Can Learn from Dhaka Traffic

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Dhaka is the most densely populated city in the world. It also happens to sound very similar to the Bengali word dhakka - 'to push'. As you make your way through the labyrinths of this overstuffed city, you may find yourself being pushed around by a remarakably varied array of individuals and objects. All that pushing and shoving is, in truth, a subtly desig[...]

YouTube Comment Reconstructions: Bringing Online Trolls to the Big Screen

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Internet comment sections are an interesting place. They generally make little sense and more than often break down into arguments that end with the participants hurling immature insults at each other. Sometimes they're funny to read from a third person point of view and sometimes they are a bit sad. The YouTube channel 'Dead Parrot' decided to work w[...]

Types of Guests at Bengali Weddings

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Winter is coming and so are the wedding invitations. Apart from getting hyped about the kacchi biriyani and borhani (yum), we are going to have to mentally prepare ourselves for the ordeal of socializing with countless relatives/friends/parents of friends/colleagues and their families. Forever-grumpy uncles getting down and dirty on the Gaaye Holud dancefloo[...]

Desi Movie Reviews Don’t Get Better Than This!

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“The family is like a multinational sanskari organization with Alok Nath as founder and CEO. It’s like they’ve acquired many families. They have more employees than most startups.”  - Cookies for guessing what this review is about. Hint: It’s not Kahaani Ghar Ghar ki. Or any Ekta Kapoor serial out there for that matter. You’ve either been living under [...]