[INDOLOGY] Sexual Harassment

Nityanand Misra nmisra at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 02:39:00 EDT 2016


On 18 October 2016 at 11:21, Nityanand Misra <nmisra at gmail.com> wrote:

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> A similar use of the term eve occurs in Indian (maybe South Asian?)
> English in sports. Since my childhood (1980s), I have noted that newspapers
> in India often refer to Indian women's team in team sports as *Indian
> eves*. I doubt if this usage is common outside India/South Asia. A few
> recent examples:
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Here is an article in The Hindu from 2003 which uses the word eve in its
headline in the sense of a woman.

*Eve who dons villain's garb*
http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mp/2003/05/29/stories/2003052900970200.htm
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