Friday, October 20, 2006

a hello here, a blink there..

A funny sort of greeting method is seen going around amongst the hostel residents. Whenever you want to show a somewhat greater affection than just a vocal 'hi' and a smile, you "blink" your eyes.

a blink = both-eyed wink. :D

Maybe it's followed when one' s too lazy to lift up a hand and wave, or nod the head.
I for sure picked it up from our third-year seniors (and now I observe my grand-daughters following the same tradition!) I remember Dots and Consul as its most prominent pioneers. The way a mischievous smile would break out after they had 'blunked' their already twinkling was fun!

[livejournal style: "current mood: nostalgic, happy].


At Friday, October 20, 2006 4:03:00 AM , Blogger structuredchaos said...

I'll send a double-wink your way. ;) ;)
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At Thursday, November 02, 2006 2:13:00 AM , Blogger Sumedh said...

it's true and universal.. it's the laziness in my case :D

At Saturday, December 02, 2006 3:52:00 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I dont remember this technique being used on me !

At Monday, April 23, 2007 3:15:00 AM , Blogger Medha Purandare said...

Sounds bit funny.
Reason might not be laziness behind it, may be to say hi secretely but in accepted ishtyle :).
Afterall, it's campus communication !

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