bklyn_in_dubai (bklyn_in_dubai) wrote,
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in ta hindi

A friend from Dubai was just here with me in Brooklyn and was talking about an Emirati friend of his he works with. This fellow told him, "you know what we say when we insult each other? in ta hindi (you are indian)."  I just thought that was hilarious. The question for you, dear reader, is to what degree is this comment true?  If true, it is a funny (though sad) commentary on the social hierarchy in Dubai. Would it be fair to say that no matter what heights an Indian has reached in Dubai, he is still "just" an Indian? 
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