Guts of a Bong
A reader (what is thy name, thou who choose to remain nameless) has sent us this from Carioca, Rio in comments of my Bong post:
"Marrried to a Bengali, he was a bit taken aback when he realised that a criterion to judge whether he, as a guest, was comfortable in a Bengali uncle's home, was to enquire about his daily visitation to the loo and judge the experience thereafter."
Read on. The article appeared in HT on October 26, 2005.