The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

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Generic word for canvas shoes in India. Specifically bata sports shoes made out of rubber. They are thin as hell and wear down real quick.


Shovam - Remember those bata keds we had to wear in school? How thin were the soles man?? It was like walking barefoot in fact more painful!!

Pomi - It was a way to teach the students to be down to earth.

Added 2011-12-22 by Mildly Racist