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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    say 'Dear' to me? I swear, every Indian freelancer I get... They call me dear.. ? Is that like an appropriate thing to do?

    I.E. "We wil finish it on time dear", "thank you dear"
     
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    BigBuddy Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Dear, We love you so much...:D
     
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    Haha! lolz.. They seem to be very social :D
     
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    What was exactly the meaning of dear?
     
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    I don't know what you do wrong but they say always "Sir" to me, my Dear !
     
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    Do you have a problem with that ??
     
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    Why western guys hate Dear and Sir word ?? ;)
     
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    For western men I'd say the only people calling them 'dear' will be their girlfriend, mum, grandma or auntie - certainly not a hired worker. I'm happy to be called Sir though ;)
     
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    dear me! do they really?
     
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    Actually, I was wondering why don't you ask thm my dear :D
     
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    Haha. Because we were taught to do so in school..
     
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    That's actually correct English when opening a business communication.

    I suspect Indians do this as their education system is superior to a great number of western educations when it comes to the academic basics. iinit boi
     
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    Dear is a relic from the days of the British Raj, like many of intricacies of Indian speech. It's perfectly normal and, I find, quite endearing... We're too afraid of these terms in the repressed West.
     
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    You talkin' smack about the west?

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    I suppose it is may be because English is their second language, and as English is such a widely spoken language they can't always communicate in the local dialect that you are familiar with as your version of English. Let's face it a lot of US and UK English is completely different - if in the UK I said I wanted a faggot, it would mean a tasty meatball dish - in the US I know it means something entirely different!
    The simple solution is of course to learn Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu and Gujarati - or maybe just admire how good they actually are at speaking a second language.
     
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    This dear thing is not taught in the education system in india.
    maybe this is a new trend..
    "bro" or "bhai" are everywhere used.. online and offline..

    I always talk or email using "hello", "hello sir", "hi", "hi bro"
    never used "dear"

    if you dont want to be called dear, just tell them and they will not call you that.
    its simple as a pee..
     
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    Im dying for a fag right now, and I may eat some faggots later. I hope I dont get the ones covered in that queer sauce.

    Perfectly fine English lmao
     
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    Fanny Pack, in proper english..........

    Why do you have a group of wolves in your vagina?
     
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    Yeah.. Why do everyone call me "sir"

    Do indians really know what a "sir" is?

    "When you become a knight the title Sir is automatic.

    You become a knight by being knighted by a monarch.

    The ceremony of knighting can be long and complex but its culmination by the initiate knelling before his monarch, being taping of each shoulder by the sword of the monarch who says something like

    I hereby dub thee knight. Arise Sir _____. "

    Stop calling us for sir now, ok? :)

    We arenĀ“t high monarchy people :)
     
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