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Definition

For the English... eh... Britisher, evening is till sundown... er ... sunset. But for us Indians it is till bedtime only.

Usage

Englishman from one century ago: Good evening to you, sir!

Indian dude smiles politely and mutters to himself, "must be suffering from jetlag. It's only 7.30 p.m!"

Added 2012-11-09 by Agni-V

Root

English

Region

India

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Definition 2 of 2

Definition

Addendum to previously wrong definition by same author: For Indians, evening is till sunset, for Britishers, it is till late in the night.

Usage

Englishman from one century ago: Good evening to you, sir!

Indian dude: Mad o' what? It's 7:30 in the night!

Added 2012-11-12 by Agni-V

Root

English