Monkey say, monkey do.January 21, 2008
We are dignified people, we shall take victories and losses in equal grace but call me a monkey and give me dreadlocks it sure feels good to...
I pity Harbhajan Singh, the poor guy is facing so much flak because he said 'monkey'. Mind, if saying 'monkey' were a crime, my parents would have been jailed for multiple offenses a very long time back.
[Especially my dad. He has really creative ways of saying it, i.e 'joker monkey', 'monkey brain', 'mad monkey' and sometimes even combinations - 'mad joker monkey' etc. My mother prefers 'koranngu'].
The point being, ol' bhajji could have said a million other things but he went for monkey. I believe, strongly that monkey is not a racist term in any aspect. More so because -
1.Monkeys do not refer to colour/race in any way.
2.Hell, we were all monkeys once.
3.It could have been a compliment, monkeys are revered in India.
What the Indian team really needs is a
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