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Being quite savvy at using terms from physics textbooks in daily language, desi juntae often use this phrase to indicate that there has been a disruption in electric power supply. Probably comes from early victorian usage when Ampere called a stream of electrons as current and hence our juntae use the term to indicate that there is no more a stream of such electrons in the near vicinity.


Prashanth: Hi Umesh, ready for the test?
Umesh: What ready, macha. Current went off and I could not study only.
Added 2011-07-09 by pns




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