Thursday, May 12, 2011

Signs

This sign is exhibited in the garden of Kalakshetra, in Guwahati, a museum of art and culture. Betel nut chewing is a general addiction in many parts of India.
This is my contribution to Signs meme.

7 comments:

  1. I'm not that familiar with betel - but I understand it stains everything.
    Good to have sharing your signs with us. Welcome.

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  2. A great sign for the day! I'm not familiar with it either, but like Lesley I've heard it does indeed stain everything! Hope your week has gone well! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

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  3. That's an interesting cultural difference. I don't even know anything about betel nuts.

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  4. How interesting, I've never heard of betel nuts. I have seen signs for no spitting the shells of sunflower seeds around sports fields, but never actually prohibiting something like that.

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  5. Interesting spelling on the sign! Chewinininini....ng, would have been more appropriate, though:) because you can only keep on chewing the betel nut. You can't swallow it, it has to be spit out.
    The shape of the building in the background is nice.

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  6. Hi Padma, glad to know you're back! I was at Kalakshetra the other day to see what was blooming. I wasn't disappointed! The nahar trees were in bloom and the air was heavily scented with gardenias. This meme sounds most interesting!

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