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the bengali way of pronouncing "lozenges". Hawkers also call it Lobenchus and sell it in trains, buses and trams. Comes in two varieties- the spicy-sweet-sour black ones and sweet orange ones.


(A kid sitting in a tram, a hawker enters, shouting..Logens, Lobenchus, khele khoosh, Lobenchus..)
Montu: Dada, dada!! give me 2 black logens and 2 orange. How much?
Hawker: 3 rupees for 5..take one more na- which one do i add? black or orange?
Added 2012-02-29 by CalcuttaMaami