Two Names of city

@birjudanak (14319)
India
September 16, 2019 10:06am CST
Good Evening to All, It was before 4-5 years while I visited Sri Lanka for 3rd time for my company work where previously I worked. I went from Mumbai, India to Colombo, Sri Lanka and return as same. here we call Bombay to Mumbai but both are the same city. so while I return from Sri Lanka to India at that time as its habits, I told Bombay instead of Mumbai while one lady asks me during boarding. she asked me where you going then she asked me again and I reply the same. after it, she asked me to show the ticket and where she finds Mumbai and told me you are going to Mumbai and I said yes so why you told Bombay instead of Mumbai. I said sorry but we call Bombay to Mumbai. it was my first-time visit and i forget to tell true name and she laughs and gives me my boarding pass and she asked very next passenger who is Indian too and going to Mumbai and she told them what are you going to Bombay too with a smile. I went again after a year there and my return ticket was in the same flight at same time as the previous one. I was alert this time and what coincident happened that she was the same lady who gives me a boarding pass and when she asked me where you go, at that time, I said Mumbai and she told me no you are going, Bombay. she gave me a smile and i was shocked that she still remembers me which I clear later. I thought she meet lots of passengers daily and she still remembers even after a year. that was a great thing happened at that time. so thing happened with two names of the city with me. are your city has two names too which are famous? Image Source:- Pixabay
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@maximax8 (31053)
• United Kingdom
16 Sep 19
I went to Georgia and asked where is Push Kin Square. The man told in these more modern times it is called Freedom Square. We went to Mumbai and it used to be called Bombay. I loved seeing the gateway to India and the hanging gardens. We took a train across India and took a tiger safari half way across it. When we got to Chennai. I think is used to be called Madras. Next we flew onto Sri Lanka. There we visited Gale and Kandy to see the Temple of the Tooth.
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@maximax8 (31053)
• United Kingdom
16 Sep 19
@birjudanak My Lot is such an International place and I have found members from many different places. We found Indian people very kind to us in Mumbai. I would love to return to India in the future. There is a lot to see there. Sri Lanka really delighted me and it was exciting to take the trains there. We also visited Armenia and that has a stunning looking lake called Lake Sevan and that is surrounded by tall mountains.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
17 Sep 19
@maximax8 i am really feeling happy to know that you like our country.its also great to know about different culture and things.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
wow you traveled a lot and gald to know that you came to my country to visit and yes those are wonderful places. you are right with Mumbai and Chennai i forget that Chennai also has second name madras. Sti Lanka is a wonderful place for tourism. thanks for telling about Georgia and i love to know from other countries too and i love mylot for it that get to know and learn new things.
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• United States
16 Sep 19
Ha she remembered you too. What a funny story You must be so memorable BirDan.
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• United States
16 Sep 19
@birjudanak No you are so nice
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
yes my friend her thinking is so powerful and remembered me.may be she loved that incident and that is why. I generally keep reminds too if meet once. You are so nice
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
@TiarasOceanView we both are so nice
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@just4him (305317)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
16 Sep 19
I didn't know they were one and the same city. Green Bay has two names, one official and one earned. We are home to a famous football team and we earned many championships and a few Super Bowls, so the earned title is TitleTown.
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@just4him (305317)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
17 Sep 19
@birjudanak Yes, we have.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
17 Sep 19
yes there is another too chennai and her old name is madras so when we talk about it them we mostly call madras instead of chennai. This really great tittle town means won many titles.
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@db20747 (43425)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
16 Sep 19
Interesting to learn this! I also thought they were two cities!!
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
Thank you and sometimes it may create little trouble like what happened here haha
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@ilocosboy (45157)
• Philippines
18 Sep 19
I guess its the same in my country, we call it Bombay instead of Mumbai, and sometimes we address Indians here also as Bombay.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
18 Sep 19
Wow that is great and most of people call it Bombay.
@birjudanak (14319)
• India
19 Sep 19
@ilocosboy Mumbai and Bombay both is name of one city.
@ilocosboy (45157)
• Philippines
19 Sep 19
But is there a place called Bombay?
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@Janet357 (75657)
16 Sep 19
Yes. We have places here with the same names. But they are located im different cities.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
we have many places with same name in different city but some city has two famous name too.
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• United States
16 Oct 19
Two names of a city here is Los Angeles
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• United States
18 Oct 19
@birjudanak Nothing just Los Angeles hahaha 2 words jk
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
18 Oct 19
@TiarasOceanView haha you are so funny. There are many cities name who has two words
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Oct 19
what is second name of los angeles
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@jstory07 (134218)
• Roseburg, Oregon
16 Sep 19
You were still remembered which was good.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
17 Sep 19
yes i keep remind because its OK nothing much happened last time and it was my first time but then second time i not want to do it but may be God want that i went to same counter where she seat for giving boarding.there is only one counter for my flight so we have to pass through her.
@MALUSE (69416)
• Germany
16 Sep 19
I visited the city Leningrad in the Soviet Union and later the city St. Petersburg in Russia. But these are two names for the same city in the same country.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
wow that nice and it means other places too they have two names. here actually we call Bombay from very old time and now its Mumbai it replaced but still, we call Bombay due to old habits.
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@MALUSE (69416)
• Germany
16 Sep 19
@birjudanak I've visited a country which doesn't exist anymore, namely Yugoslavia. The different regions are now independent countries. I was born in a country that doesn't exist anymore and then lived in a country that doesn't exist anymore, either. I was born in the Deutsches Reich which ceased to exist at the end of the Second World War. Then I lived in the GDR (German Democratic Republic), the former Soviet Sector. The GDR ceased to exist in 1989. It was united with the Federal Republic of Germany and is now simply 'Germany'. I bet you can't top that! :-)
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
16 Sep 19
@MALUSE yes your bet is right. There are only doesn't exist anymore haha kidding. You travel a lot and finally in Germany. I know some rememberance that while child we had in study about soviet union and Hitler. They have symbol of savstik similar like one of our holy symbol.
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@nela13 (55688)
• Portugal
17 Sep 19
I have never been there but I knew it is the same city.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
17 Sep 19
That is great you know my friend. Do you have any city who has two name?
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@nela13 (55688)
• Portugal
18 Sep 19
@birjudanak Yes, there is one city here in Portugal that also has two names.
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@alvin06 (213)
17 Sep 19
That's the quality of true human. Which leaves a smile and impression on other's mind with their innocence.
@birjudanak (14319)
• India
17 Sep 19
yes, she is so nice and kind person who loves to know about the country and that name and most amazing thing is that she also identify me even after a year on that place which mostly busy with all-around people.
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
19 Sep 19
@alvin06 yes maybe you true. Maybe some people memory is so sharp so they can keep remember even meet once. Some kind of act also keep them reminding too.
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@alvin06 (213)
19 Sep 19
@birjudanak Yeah thats why I said. Its the quality of true and real human. Maybe you look different and genuine to her. That's the reason she reminds you after an year.
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@Rashnag (30598)
• Surat, India
20 Sep 19
Good to know. Nowadays it's called Mumbai only, noone calls it Bombay anymore
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@birjudanak (14319)
• India
20 Sep 19
Yes but still sometimes we said Bombay as its habit
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@cool83 (4467)
• Sri Lanka
20 Sep 19
That was a really funny story ... ...
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