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Re: Holding Paper

Longest-held grudges? Well, I once worked with a south-Indian colleague

with one of those immensely long south-Indian names. (We called him “Sha.”)

he was a typical type of south-Indian Dravidian-speaker — small-built,

black skin, woolly hair. I asked him once if his people bore a grudge that

they had been kicked out of north India by the Aryan invasions (2nd

millennium B.C.) He: “Well… it does come up sometimes.”


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