Archive for May, 1965

25 YEARS AGO

This appeared in TA issue 36, May 1990

Mr A. S. Baj, Member of Parliament for Iringa complained in the House that such greetings as ‘All my love’, ‘Fondest love darling’ and ‘Love and kisses’ reflected foreign sentiment in text as well as being monotonously repetitive. He urged changes so that greetings would reflect the sentiment, traditions and social, religious and cultural heritage of the people of East Africa.

Replying for the Government. the Minister of State in the Directorate of Development and Planning, Mr Jamal, pointed out that the expressions were international – Tanganyika Standard. March 17 1965.

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