After ‘exasperating farrago…’, Shashi Tharoor gives us ‘Webaqoof’!

NEW DELHI: Although he is a full-time MP from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor sometimes takes to the Internet to impart a lesson or two to others in English. At times it's on purpose, during others, it's incidental. The last time this happened, he was responding to a broadcast channel's remarks against him related to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

He tweeted "Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations & outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalst" as a response, causing everyone to go into a tizzy looking up the meanings of these words.

Well, Tharoor is back again with his English tuition on Twitter.

Have you seen your relatives excitedly forwarding WhatsApp messages and forwards that are just distorted facts and baseless theories, and rolled your eyes? Well this time, the 61-year-old MP took to social media to give just the name for such kind of people.

He tweeted "New Hinglish 21st century dictionary: *Webaqoof*: "one who believes every claim or allegation on the internet & social media must be true".

New Hinglish 21st century dictionary:

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