Hindustani slurs on British
newman at NCF.EDU
Wed Jan 18 15:25:43 UTC 2006
I don't know if it goes back to the early 20th century, but I recall "laal bandar" (red monkey) being current in Banaras in the 1970s.
New College of Florida
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 01:54:20 -1000
From: Ramdas Lamb <rlamb at HAWAII.RR.COM>
Subject: Re: Punjabi or Hindustani slurs on British?
Allen W Thrasher wrote:
>A film-maker is doing a film on the Komagatu Maru incident (the turning back of a ship of Indian immigrant farm workers from Vancouver, BC in 1914). She needs to know what slurs, slang, or derogatory words the Indians involved would have applied to the British or to the employees of the Immigration offices. I already suggested Ferenghi and Gora (log), but does anyone know any others?
Angrej or Vilayati
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