De Verbis Indiis
William M. Tarnowski
I mused about our topic(s) as I smoked a cigarette;
To the age-old Hindi lingo and its relative, Sanskrit!
BUNGALOW, and DUNGAREES, and GUNNY (sack) we owe them.
MANDARIN was news to me, a word I thought from China.
DINGHY, SHAMPOO, CALICO, and for the Harvard man,
I always wear PAJAMAS and eat chocolate CANDY too.
When a MOGUL want to sleep he does not seek a COT;
Skinheads, like their German GURU, worship the SWASTIKA.
Now it's time to put to sleep my verbalist meander;