We had to watch our language too, because Sindhi Hindus use many expressions associated with Muslims. Even today, the exclamation “Ya Allah” slips out rather than “Hey Baghwan”. So you can imagine how many such expressions my parents’ generation would have had to be careful to avoid.
Sindhi Hindu woman, in an interview to researcher Suchitra Balasubrahmanyan
Excerpt from Sindh: Stories from a Lost Homeland