04 December, 2020

'Would You Like To Start With Bat Soup?'

Here’s some truly infectious words and phrases to live by in these troubled times.

Illustrations by Saahil Bhatia
'Would You Like To Start With Bat Soup?'
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2020-05-25T16:29:24+05:30

Here’s some truly infectious words and phrases to live by in these troubled times.

Co-morbidity: A group of friends with a penchant for gallows humour.

Lockdown: To feel exasperated, claustrophobic and scared. ‘The students felt lockdowned in the maths class.’

Quarantine: A couple not speaking to each other for a few days after a quarrel.

Social Distancing: Keeping away from Twitter, FB, Insta for a month to prevent the disease called Irrelevant Information.

Mask: Something half the experts in the world believe is the most critical while the other half thinks is utterly useless. ‘Homeopathy, astrology, climate change, Donald Trump, praying are all masks.’

Wuhan: A place with exotic food. Waiter: ‘Would you like to start with the bat soup?’...

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