Sunday, December 16, 2012

Diary entries: gossip

All-in-all, everyone is interested in a good story, pregnant with its sub-plots and subtle innuendos, open to as many interpretations as listeners. For aural traditions need not be imprisoned like the printed word, being stories-in-progress, as they ricochet from ear-to-ear, fleshing out, zesting with added masala, getting rounder with exaggerations, sharper with inflected criticisms, coloured with subtle intermingling autobiography and biography.

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