Hindi etc.

gail at utxvms.cc.utexas.edu gail at utxvms.cc.utexas.edu
Fri Nov 29 04:11:12 UTC 1996

> > It isn't true (in my experience) that Hindi/Urdu is generally better 
> > understood than English in the south.
> That's 'cause you probably haven't seen much, if any, of it outside
> Tamil Nadu.  Look at Hyderabad, Raichur, Gulbarga, Belgaum, etc.
> Regards,
> Shrisha Rao

I've seen places outside Tamil Nadu (Mysore, Bangalore, Mangalore,
Calicut) -- vistied the first three frequently and lived in the second --
it isn't true in these places that Hindi/Urdu is better understood than


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