DippyBlogs (dippyblogs) wrote,

City please, not location

Where else will you get an answer like the following.

Guy in cafetaria - Yeah, its bad weather here all the time.
Me: *smile* So, where are you from?
Guy: Borivilli
Me: *a little stunned, then smile*
Guy: Oh, I mean my family has been in Bombay for 4-5 generations now...

They said that Goans think their world ends there. At least its a wonderful place and people there are not high ranked officials with a 'worldwide' view in a bank.

As per Bombay people, the world ends at Bombay. No, sorry, it ends at Vashi (the 'new Bombay') even Thane is not considered part of the city. Borivilli, for your information, is a location in the city...the ambiguous mix of suburbs and actual city, comprising the cumulative mass of the city.

I cant believe I wrote a post on Bombay! I mean, not me!
But then that comment was worthy of mention.

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