The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

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a person who has a considerable eyesight issue akin to a squint and appears to open his two eyes( never the third one) unequally.

Usage

Wen Jee Bhai : Hey Manmoan, this Boner looks like he is a 'one and a half ' whenever he is not giving any speech which in any case he can never give.
Added 2011-08-06 by I love Dtool

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the standard greeting of bangalore's auto rickshaw drivers to customers when asked for his service.
if denied the person is looked at as if he has commited the most heinous crime known to man kind.
one and half is believed to to be the auto rickshaw drivers' birth right along with freedom and the right to break traffic rules left right and center

Usage

Hapless customer: M.G. Road jayega?(will you go to M.G.Road?)
Auto Raja:(if he bothers to grace you with a response)1&half.(continues to stroke his belly)
Hapless customer: nahi. Meter dal do.(no.put the meter on)
Auto Raja:Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?!!(looks at you as if you've asked for both his kidneys)
Added 2011-09-20 by sheik mahboob

Root

English

Region

Bangalore

Categories

Transportation

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one and half

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Bangalore autos charge one-and-half times the metre fare if the journey takes place after 10 pm. The truth is nobody really knows what the cutoff time is, and the auto drivers rely on this to harass customers

Usage

CHOM (northie) lady : Auto ! Bannerghatta Road?
Auto driver : one-and-half madam
CHOM lady : Arre! Its not yet 10 o'clock!
Auto driver : By the time i reach there, it'll be 10...after that I have to return empty...i have a big family to feed...blah blah blah (the ramayana follows)
CHOM lady : ok ok, chalo.
Added 2011-08-07 by Thikka Kobbu

Root

English

Region

Bangalore

Categories

Transportation

Related Terms

auto