A short story I read off a tamil magazine, Kumudam, long time back;
Thought I’d share it.

A crude translation of the same follows thus –

“There’s this archaeologist who in the midst of an errand gets lost in the woods and is promptly found by a group of man-eating tribals. These cannibals tie him up and yes, you guessed it, put him in a big vessel of some concoction, light the firewoods and start cooking him alive. The archaelogist realizes there’s pretty much nothing he can do to talk this over or anything, ’cause he figures they might not be not knowing English anyways. He so starts swearing and yelling in utter despair.