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Shashi Tharoor shares an exotic word on student’s request; netizens hail Congress leader’s vocabulary

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 November 2019, 20:40 IST

Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor has no competition when it comes to English vocabulary. Congress MP is not only known for his wit but also for his dictionary that we used to see time to time on his Twitter account.

Once again, he proved why he is the jack of English words! If you also want to know the discovery of Tharoor then you must see this video that he recently posted with a caption: “My reply to a student who asked me to give him a new word in view of my reputation as a fount of exotic vocabulary.”


Well, Shashi Tharoor answered the 10th class student who asked him to share a new word with him, given that his ‘reputation as a fount of exotic vocabulary’. Ha also said, "As you have been globally acknowledged as a man of vocabulary I would like you to give me and the crowd a new word for us to learn."

After which Tharoor shared a new word from his hilarious vocabulary world and creates the furor on the social media platform.

Tharoor also shared with students how he became the master of English's words vocabulary.

“I will give you a very simple, very old word. Read. That’s the only way I acquired a vocabulary. People think I am some sort of nutcase who studies dictionaries all day long. I have barely opened a dictionary in my life. But I have read extensively. The reason I was like this because I lived in India without television, without a computer, without Nintendo, without Play Station, without mobile phones. All I had were books,” Congress leader told.

Meanwhile, netizens left awestruck and hailed Tharoor for his stupendous knowledge.

Check out what Tweeple said:


Hope you understand how you can improve your vocabulary after listening Tharoor's speech.

We must say this when it comes to English vocabulary, Tharoor is the only politician who knows something backwards and forwards.

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First published: 12 November 2019, 20:20 IST