So, the Commonwealth Games are comin' to New Delhi and it's the usual sweep-the-dust-under-the-rug, hide-the-steamy-novels fire drill. You know, knock it off with the spitting, don't whiz in the alleys, no starving to death around the nice hotels, that sort of thing.
Per the Hindustan Times: "'We want to change Delhi's public culture, their behavior toward each other and to guests...so that they are courteous,' Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said at the Delhi Tourism Conclave Thursday."
Umm, er...(I'm so goin' to Hell for this)...Ma'am, at the risk of bein' accused of cultural insensitivity and in light of English still being among the official languages of India, you might, uh, well, possibly consider changing your last name. Just a thought.
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