Doing the needful

Amazon chunk
Jul 9 17 Comments

I have recently found myself working almost purely with people from India, and they are awesome! As a non indian, to blend in, I have already adopted the side to side head nod, and have dropped several 'today morning's in conversation. To kick up my game a notch, how does blind think I can work 'do the needful' into conversation? Examples help.


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TOP 17 Comments
  • Samsung


    Stressed out but surviving
    Ok cool. Now to fully embrace your inner Indian self start watching indian porn on pornhub. Do the needful and report back eh?
    Jul 9 2
    • Juniper iefrdke637
      Sound suggestion. Just a heads-up for OP, Samsung is not talking about Indian Summer
      Jul 9
    • Amazon chunk
      Great, instructions unclear, looks like I need to try again
      Jul 9
  • Amazon broke&dumb
    Jul 9 0
  • Hulu terimaki
    Lol, do the needful means “you know the process better than I do as it lies in your area of expertise, please do what needs to be done”
    Jul 9 2
    • Verisk Analytics pinkfloyd🎸
      Use this guy’s username around Indians a lot.. that’ll help blending in.. 😎
      Jul 9
    • Microsoft Bak
      No, do the needful means “I can’t fix it myself but I hope you can, please do so and save my butt for me”
      Jul 10
  • Microsoft Bak
    You to need to "come to know" things after research.
    Jul 9 0
  • Oracle / R&D TLead
    Talk about cricket World Cup that’s happening next week. That’ll get you hooked up with Indians.
    Jul 9 1
    • Reliable Software / Eng (. .)
      Not anymore 😂
      Jul 10
  • Reddit FzPg35
    "I have reached"
    Jul 9 0
  • LinkedIn moooooooo
    revert back
    Jul 9 0
  • eBay gsyabGx
    “even I” have the same question
    Jul 9 0
  • Oath Atinlay2
    Jul 9 0
  • Davey cCTI36
    Lol why do you care.just be yourself
    Jul 9 0
  • LinkedIn ex-fb
    Many Indians are a bit insecure and feel the need to be validated by non Indians.

    Speak a few words in Hindi/the persons native language.

    Talk of how great India is! Especially compared to Western countries, and of course Pakistan!

    Feel free to make things up! You could say something like the theory of relativity was copied from Vedic math (which has nothing to do with Vedas btw) and most of us will be happy without any fact checking whatsoever!

    You’ll instantly be a celebrity among Indians!
    Source: I’m Indian!
    Jul 9 0
  • Verizon Media / Acctg sue2612
    Watch cricket world cup
    Jul 9 0


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