42916Re: [SUMADHWASEVA] Discontinue usage of word "Mutt"
- Oct 12, 2017Respected Haribhakthas,I fully concur with the views expressed by Shri Raghu Rao. I always use the spelling Matha rather than Mutt which gives dirty meaning. Let there be awareness and campaign in this good work.Haraye Gurave NamahaKrishnamurti Rao
From: "Raghu Rao rrao115@... [SUMADHWASEVA]" <SUMADHWASEVA@...>
Sent: Friday, 13 October 2017 5:27 AM
Subject: [SUMADHWASEVA] Discontinue usage of word "Mutt"
Hare Sreenivasa,Please let's use "Matha" instead of Mutt whenever we refer to our Madhva places of worship. Mutt is a very demeaning word and its meanings are as below according to the dictionary. Kindly refrain going forwards. Regards, Raomuttmʌt/nouninformalnoun: mutt; plural noun: mutts
- 1.a dog, especially a mongrel."a long-haired mutt of doubtful pedigree"
synonyms: mongrel, hound, dog, cur, tyke; Moreinformalpooch;informalmong, bitzer"a long-haired mutt of doubtful pedigree"
- 2.a stupid or incompetent person."he pitied the poor mutt who ever fell for her charms"
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