Meddling Maami: Everyone’s favourite Agony Aunt, South Asian ishtyle. In many South Asian languages, the word ‘maami’ and variants of it, such as ‘maasi’, ‘mashi’, ‘maushi’, ‘periamma’, ‘godma’, ‘aunta’, is the name given to your mother’s sister. She knows the solution to every problem, even ones you didn’t know you had. So go ahead, benefit from the wisdom passed down from maami to maami over generations, and ask our Meddling Maami a question that no one else can answer. Your secrets are safe with her.