We often come across a lot of words and phrases which sound perfectly well to Indians but would definitely sound hilarious to the rest of the world.
Here are some of the funny ‘ Indianisms ’ that we Indians love to use and will probably continue using.
Like this only
This happens when you ask someone a ‘why’ question and the person is unwilling or too bored to tell you the real reason, the answer you get is, “Like this only”. This probably would make no sense to a non-Indian, but we are like this only.
The rest of the world comprehends this phrase as ‘fainting’, but to the Indians, this means to graduate from a college or school.
So when you ask an Indian, “Where did you graduate from?” the answer you get is, “Oh! I passed out from that school.”