This is India (articles) 1. MOTHER-IN-LAW:
IN INDIA - A WOMAN CAPABLE OF MAKING YOUR LIFE MISERABLE.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A WOMAN YOU NEVER FIGHT WITH, BECAUSE WHERE ELSE YOU WILL FIND SUCH A DEDICATED BABY SITTER FOR FREE? (Everybody loves Raymond??)

2. HUSBAND:
IN INDIA - A BORING HUMAN SPECIES, WHO LISTENS MORE TO HIS MOTHER THAN YOU, AND ORDERS YOU AROUND TO SERVE HIM, HIS PARENTS AND SIBLINGS.

OUTSIDE INDIA - STILL BORING, BUT NOW A USEFUL HUMAN SPECIES THAT COMES IN HANDY WHEN THE HOUSE NEEDS TO B VACUUMED. (or any other random chores needs to be one)

3. FRIEND:
IN INDIA - A PERSON WHOSE HOUSE YOU CAN DROP INTO ANY TIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT AND YOU'LL ALWAYS BE WELCOME.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A PERSON WHOM YOU HAVE TO CALL FIRST TO CHECK AND MAKE SURE HE/SHE IS NOT BUSY.

4. WIFE:
IN INDIA - A WOMAN WHO GIVES YOU YOUR UNDERWEAR AND TOWEL WHEN YOU GO TO TAKE A SHOWER.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A WOMAN WHO YELLS AT YOU NOT TO LEAVE TUB DIRTY WHEN YOU GO TO TAKE BATH .(If only men listen and learned the first time round)

5. SON:
IN INDIA - A TEENAGER, WHO WITHOUT ASKING WILL CARRY YOUR GROCERY BAGS FROM THE MARKET.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A TEENAGER, WHO SUDDENLY REMEMBERS HE HAS LOT OF HOMEWORK WHEN YOU START MOWING THE LAWN.

6. DAUGHTER:
IN INDIA - A LOVELY DOLL, WHO BRINGS TEARS TO YOUR EYES DURING HER MARRIAGE.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A LOVELY DOLL, WHO BRINGS YOU TO TEARS LONG BEFORE HER MARRIAGE.

7. FATHER:
IN INDIA - A PERSON YOU ARE AFRAID OF, AND WHO IS NEVER TO BE DISOBEYED.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A PERSON TO WHOM YOU PRETEND TO OBEY, AFTER ALL HE IS THE ONE PAYING YOUR COLLEGE TUITION.

8. INDIAN ENGINEER:
IN INDIA - A PERSON WITH A RESPECTABLE JOB AND EARNING LOTS.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A PERSON WITHOUT A SECURE JOB, WHO ALWAYS DREAMS ONE DAY HE WILL BE RICH.

9. DOCTOR:
IN INDIA - A RESPECTABLE PERSON WITH OK INCOME.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A MONEY MAKING MACHINE, WHO HAS A MONEY SPENDING MACHINE AT HOME CALLED "DOCTOR'S WIFE".

10. BHANGRA:
IN INDIA - A VIGOROUS PUNJABI FESTIVAL DANCE.

OUTSIDE INDIA - A DANCE YOU DO, WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO DANCE.

11. SOFTWARE ENGINEER:
IN INDIA - A HIGH-TECH GUY, ALWAYS SPEAKS IN AMERICAN ACCENT, ALWAYS ANXIOUS TO QUEUE IN THE CONSULATE VISA LINE.

OUTSIDE INDIA - THE SAME HI-TECH GUY, WHO DOES GANAPATI PUJA EVERYDAY, AND SAYS 'THIS IS MY LAST YEAR IN THE US (OR WHEREVER) 'EVERY YEAR.

12. A GREEN CARD HOLDER BACHELOR:
IN INDIA - THE GUY CAN'T SPEAK HINDI, PARENTS OF GOOD LOOKING GIRLS ARE DYING TO HOOK HIM, WEARS JACKET IN SUMMER, SAYS HE HAS A BMW BACK THERE

.OUTSIDE INDIA - THE GUY CAN'T SPEAK PROPER ENGLISH, WEARS JACKET ALL THE TIME, WORKS IN A CANDY STORE AT MANHATTAN , DREAMS OF OWNING A BMW.