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Remembering Grandma Rosemary

DNMUM383364 | 2/17/2017 | Author : Maria Goretti | WC :736

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My maternal grandmother Rosemary only spoke Marathi. That’s what we East-Indians speak. We are inhabitants of Maharashtra, after all! The only problem was, that as kids, we only spoke English, because we lived in Bombay and because my dad’s family spoke English.
And so, a lot that my grandma said to us was lost in translation, and yet, it was the most normal way to be. She would talk to us in Marathi, we would reply in English and that’s how it was. And in time, we started getting a hang of her language, thanks to school and the amount of time we spent at my grandparents’ place in Vasai.
Did I tell you that they were farmers — really hard-working folk — and that their home in Vasai had a very high, tiled ceiling, bar
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