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Praise be. Glory. Well done. Shabaash.

One of a family of terms beloved to Deccan Herald readers and writers. Particularly, retired people living in Jayanagar and Basavanagudi, who eke out greater pleasure from despatching missives to the Letters to the Editor section than from yanything else in the world.

Usage

Dear Sir, kudos to Bangalore City Corporation for removing pothole on 463rd Cross, 17th Main. After causing public nuisance and harassing locals, it is finally covered up by good fellows providing yeoman service despite corruption and ineptness at higher echelons.
Added 2011-09-03 by Malaprop

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

yeoman service

Terms referencing this

apropos