Jhamat Upholstery

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Notice the language of this East Indian upholstery shop's sign.

What does it indicate about the clientele?

What does it say about the owners' willingness
to serve their cultural community
and other cultural communities in their neighbourhood?


"As you know, I don't speak English,
so I don't always know what is going on.

I want to continue working here,
because it is so difficult to get another job these days.

And anyway, it is better than some of the other work
that our people are doing."

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