Tuesday, August 7


Top 29 things an Indian does after returning to India from "US". Well true indeed..:)

Few things here are from a mail that i got in which i have included some points experienced from people Who returned from the US

1. Use Nope for No and Yep for Yes.

2. Tries to use credit card in road side hotel.

3. Drinks and carries mineral water and always speaks of health conscious.

4. Sprays deo so that he doesn't need to take bath.

5. Sneezes and says 'Excuse me'.

6. Says "Hey" instead of "Hi".

7. Says "Yogurt" instead says "Curds".

8. Says "Cab" instead of "Taxi".

9. Says "Candy" instead of "Chocolate".

10. Says "Cookie" instead of "Biscuit".

11. Says " Free Way " instead of "Highway".

12. Says "got to go" instead of "Have to go".

13. Says "Oh" instead of "Zero", (for 704, says Seven Oh Four Instead of Seven

Zero Four)

14. Doesn't forget to crib about air pollution. Keeps cribbing every time he steps out.

15. Says all the distances in Miles (Not in Kilo Meters), and counts in Millions. (Not in Lakhs)

16. Tries to figure all the prices in Dollars as far as possible (but deep down the heart multiplies by 43 times).

17. Tries to see the % of fat on the cover of a milk pocket.

18. When need to say Z (zed), never says Z (Zed), repeats "Zee" several times, if the other person unable to get, then says X, Y Zee(but never says Zed)

19. Writes date as MM/DD/YYYY, on watching traditional DD/MM/YYYY, says "Oh! British Style!"

20. Makes fun of Indian Standard Time and Indian Road Conditions.

21. Even after 2 months, complaints about "Jet Lag".

22. Avoids eating more chili (hot) stuff.

23. Tries to drink "Diet Coke", instead of Normal Coke.

24. Tries to complain about anything in India as if he is experiencing it for the first time.

25. Pronounces "schedule" as "skejule", and "module" as "mojule".

26. Looks suspiciously towards Hotel/Dhaba food.

27. From the luggage bag, does not remove the stickers of Airways by which he traveled back to India, even after 4 months of arrival.

28. Takes the cabin luggage bag to short visits in India, tries to roll the bag on Indian Roads.

Ultimate one:

29. Tries to begin conversation with "In US ...." or "When I was in US..."


  1. I think this blog is dedicated to Jugga.. !! right

  2. That was hilarious. I have personally encountered most of these funny things. I still remember a friend of mine who had just gone to US for a year and he came back and refused to drink anything other than mineral water.

  3. @HEMAN
    well not really...but it just now strikes me know... ill tag this post 4 him.. :)

  4. @ raj : yeah.. these wer the few observations that i made.. :) they jus forget that they spet 20 -25 yr in India..:) ;)

  5. @Raj yeah this happens with most of them..:) they jus forget that they spent their 20 - 25 yrs in India ..:)

  6. we often come across this species but never thought of compiling a post out of it-great job sahi

  7. @indu chhibber
    thank u so much indu..:)these are only very few thing that they use..:)once they are back..

  8. hahah it made me go lol ...rofl ...its damn hilarious ,.....loved it

  9. Hahahaha...hilarious to the power of infinity ! Bulls EYE ! u seem to have experienced this . my cousin returning from the US after 3 years tried to nail me down with almost 25 out of these 29 points u mentioned.. Thankfully, I was working a Call Center(US SHIFT) hahahaha... so was well acquainted with those zees and skejules hahahaha... and trust me .. the moment he wud meet someone new he wud strike the conversation with - when i was in the US or in LA this is or this not the way we do... etc
    and that JetLAg jazz bro..hahahahaa.. as if Jet Lag wud continue for another decade :D
    very nice post !


    he he yeah.. i have..:) i infact forgot to mention few more points.
    wenthey are stuck up in traffic and even wen the temp s as low as 20 degree they complain abt the heat...:) :) ... it sometimes hits the nerves..:)


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