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Live tweeting re-watch of #MainPremKiDiwaniHoon henceforth to be referred to as #MPKDH

First 5 minutes, and this college clearly never had a #POSH training because a student has plopped into a professor's lap and the professor is telling the girls they'll clear the exams
And of course the #electricguitar is connected to

When I see a puppy
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I spent a lot of my life avoiding friendships with #desi women. My mother was utterly untrustworthy, and so much South Asian female conversation I heard growing up, even among professionals, was shallow, vapid, and petty. Dirty little secret: I despised the women. 1/
Add to that being thrown together with cousins while you were being compared to them, mostly negatively, rather than actually being allowed to have fun and grow up together, or being forced into spaces with South Asian girls so you'd have friends from your culture, 2/
& you'll understand why I might give South Asian women a wide berth. Because of my experience, I've found it difficult to trust them with raw emotions, confidences, my deepest thoughts. But that's shifted slowly over the years, & I've come to realise the joy of 3/
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In another thread, @Asians4Pete asked how we first encountered @PeteButtigieg. My story is kinda long (or maybe I'm just long-winded), so I'm starting a different thread. The operative word is "long" 😬. 1/31

I moved to the US to attend Notre Dame. One of the first people I met was the chair of the English department there. So basically, unlike most of my fellow Americans, for as long as I've lived in this country, I've known how to pronounce Buttigieg. 2/31
(Aside to @Chas10Buttigieg: Buddha-judge is not how you pronounce Buttigieg. As any #desi will tell you, that's not even how you pronounce Buddha.) 3/31

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