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Lot’s in a name

entertainment Updated: Aug 09, 2010 01:15 IST
Roma Arora
Roma Arora
Hindustan Times
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The media is having a field day with The Commonwealth Games, the hottest topic of discussion in town. Corruption allegations, unfinished construction projects and inflation, among other issues related with the Games, have made scribes and citizens get creative with its name.

We bring you some of the wittiest versions and most interesting interpretations of the term in popular use.

The media calls it:
Collect Wealth Games
Come on Wealth games
Common shame games
Uncommon Wealth Games
Con Wealth Games
Common Waste Games

On Twitter, FB and blogs:
“Corruption Wealth Games,” writes blogger Naveen.
“Conman Games,” tweets Shobhaa De.
“Conmen Games?? No Common vs Wealth Games,” says Somya Saxena’s GTalk status.
“Delhi is hosting CWG — Crooked Worthless Government!!” writes Gupreet Singh on Twitter.
“Common Wealth Games (CWG) or rather Common man’s Wealth in the name of Games. Can’t believe I have to pay my hard earned money for this shit,” read Apeksha Jain’s Facebook update.
“CWG means Controversial Wealth Games” says Chander Singh’s Internet chat status.