Word to your mother tongue: … that is, if you speak English. A good chunk of the language is based on Greek, Latin and other influences, but its base is Indo-European. This is well meant as a balance toward the education that the folks at “India’s M.I.T.” get, but it ought to be secular. I’ve already got the heebie-jeebies about our new government’s fundamentalist religion-creep right here in America — it’d be a shame in the world’s biggest democracy.

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