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Shashi Tharoor's "Word Of Last 7 Years" Has A UP Twist

Shashi Tharoor's 'Word Of Last 7 Years' Has A UP Twist

Shashi Tharoor’s tweet has amassed over 7,500 “likes” and 1,200 “retweets” (File)

New Delhi:

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, a person of many phrases, has launched a brand new phrase to his followers. Calling it the phrase of “the final seven years”, the politician with an oratory talent that units him in a league of his personal, threw “Allodoxaphobia” at his 8.2 million followers, however with a political spin.

Within the tweet, Mr Tharoor explains the phrase and its utilization, in that order, utilizing the BJP and its actions in Uttar Pradesh for instance.

He writes: “Which means: an irrational worry of opinions. Utilization: “The BJP authorities in UP slaps sedition and UAPA instances on folks as a result of its management suffers from allodoxaphobia.”

With the Meeting elections in Uttar Pradesh simply across the nook, the Opposition politician selected to make use of the state and its means of governance to elucidate the phrase with its Greek origins.

“Greek: Allo=totally different, doxo=opinion, phobos=worry,” he wrote within the tweet which has amassed over 7,500 “likes” and 1,200 “retweets”.


Mr Tharoor has typically been known as a wordsmith. In June, Mr Tharoor gave a cheeky response to these “who problem snarky remarks day by day” about his diction. In April, he used a not often used word- “floccinaucinihilipilification” – throughout banter along with his fellow politician and TRS chief KT Rama Rao.

Earlier than that, Mr Tharoor has stumped folks with “farrago” and “troglodyte”. “Farrago” means a confused combination and “troglodyte” means an individual considered being intentionally ignorant or old style.



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