Here’s your chance to eavesdrop on our conversations.
Me: No. I wouldn’t say my hair is brown. Maybe…dirty blonde?
Varun: “Dirty blonde”? That sounds so bad. How about…sophisticated brown?
(I guess some idioms aren’t taught)
Me: (Reading a note that could have Hindi or English) What’s a “boon”?
Varun: A boon? A blessing or benefit.
Varun: (Giggling) You don’t know that? It’s an english word. Check dictionary.com and see if I’m right.
Varun: Wow! I knew something in English that you didn’t; this happens so rarely!