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Noun. February 3, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Uncle Chips were India's first homegrown branded potato chips.In the 90s,it was the best munchies a mother could give to her child.
Uncle chips's relevance in a kid's life was that of a jolly uncle who makes parties,family functions and long car drives bearable,if not fun-filled.
It's popular jingle ‘BOLE MERE LIPS, I LOVE UNCLE CHIPPS’ (My lips say I love Uncle Chips) was taken to heart by kids

Uncle Chips was acquired in 2000 by the multinational Frito-Lay India.Since then,Uncle chips has kept a low profile.

Usage

Kid in the 90's : I don't want to go to Anita Aunty's house.I get bored.

Mum: Beta,you have to come.You can play with her dog.
Kid: It bit me last visit.
Mum: Acchaa..I have told her to keep a big bag of Uncle chips to you.
Kid : Really?Yaaaaay!Let's go then.

Added 2011-10-20 by Behenjigaga

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Rasna, Horlicks, Maggi, vadapav, Sipsay

Terms referencing this

Babool