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The LinkedIn profile says he's in Cochin (Kochi), checking that out on Wikipedia it says it has a very long Portuguese connection. So my best guess is that he has a very Catholic name (which it is), and I'm betting his parents gave it to him.
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
In fact, the history of Christianity in India goes far beyond this. St. Thomas, one of the twelve Apostles of Christ visited India soon after the departure of Christ - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_the_Apostle[^]. There's even a St. Thomas Mount in Chennai, a major city in India.
By the evening she was complaining her tummy hurt. Today it's full scale vomiting with the shakes.
Being a loving father I shall leave her with grandparents while I go out to test drive a new car.
Panic, Chaos, Destruction. My work here is done. Drink. Get drunk. Fall over - P O'H OK, I will win to day or my name isn't Ethel Crudacre! - DDEthel Crudacre I cannot live by bread alone. Bacon and ketchup are needed as well. - Trollslayer Have a bit more patience with newbies. Of course some of them act dumb - they're often *students*, for heaven's sake - Terry Pratchett
President Barack Obama was in the Oval Office when his telephone rang. "Hello, President Obama” a heavily accented southern voice said. "This is Archie, down here at Joe's Catfish Shack, in Mobile , and I am callin' to tell ya’ll that we are officially declaring war on y'all!"
"Well Archie," Barack replied, "This is indeed important news! How big is your army?"
"Right now," said Archie, after a moments calculation "there is myself, my cousin Harold, my next-door-neighbor Randy, and the whole dart team from Hooters. That makes eight!"
Barack paused. "I must tell you Archie that I have one million men in my army waiting to move on my command."
"Wow," said Archie. "I'll have to call ya back!" Sure enough, the next day, Archie called again. “Mr. Obama, the war is still on! We have managed to acquire some infantry equipment!"
"And what equipment would that be Archie?" Barack asked.
"Well sir, we have two combines, a bulldozer, Harry ’s farm tractor, four ridin' lawnmowers, and there's a Chevy in Harry's front yard that can be pressed into service if need be"
President Obama sighed. "I must tell you Archie, that I have 16,000 tanks and 14,000 armored personnel carriers. Also I've increased my army to one and a half million since we last spoke."
"Lord above", said Archie, "I'll be getting back to ya."
Sure enough, Archie called again the next day. “President Obama! I am sorry to have to tell you that we have had to call off this here war."
"I'm sorry to hear that" said Barack. "Why the sudden change of heart?"
Well, sir," said Archie, "we sat ourselves down and had a long chat over a jar of sweet tea, and come to realize that there's just no way we can feed that many prisoners."
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