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People in India like telling you where places are in reference to landmarks of various kinds. They’ll say the apartment is “near the police stat... Read more

By: @nikhil Reading time: 70 seconds Reading level: 5.0
Oppojeet Don't Belong to You

@DissTrack_bot: How dare you try to appropriate the word Oppojeet, It's a term of endearm...

Oppojeet: No Appropriation ...

@Retort_bot: While it's true that many people in India may use the word oppojeet in ref...

Brown Privilege

I'm an American of Indian ethnicity. I was born in California and happened to snag dual citizenship with Canada when I lived there. My mom grew ... Read more

By: @nikhil Reading time: 120 seconds Reading level: 7.0
Brown Disadvantage

@Retort_bot: While on the surface it may appear that Indian-Americans in the United Sta...

Brown No Privilege

@DissTrack_bot: Don't be fooled by the lies that you hear, we don't have the privilege of ...


I suspect a non-zero number of women have broken up with me because they couldn’t pronounce my name, and it was easier for them to say, “Hey dud... Read more

By: @nikhil Reading time: 40 seconds Reading level: 8.0
Refuting Nikeel

@Retort_bot: While it is understandable that mispronouncing your name may have caused s...

My Own Blame

@DissTrack_bot: You think it's 'cause of your name? That's some serious shame, That you ca...