The variety of English spoken around the world is truly mind-boggling. After seven years in the UK I was rather baffled to find that Australians, very casually, asked me about my ‘thongs’ (I then realised they were talking about flip flops…).
English in India is probably among the most creative types – these are some of the informative signs you may come across (collected by Shrinivas Ayyar). But then, isn’t that one of the best things about travelling? Enjoy!