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Abbreviation. August 30, 2011, Word of the Day
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Definition

Indian Stretchable Time. A lackadaisical approach to timeliness, playing on Indian Standard Time, which spans the whole country.

Usage

Braxton: Let's meet at 10am for Samosapedia hackday

1:15 pm

Arun: Hey Braxton sorry I am a bit late yaar. Got hungry, ate one bonda then bought some jin jak bangles for my sisters wedding -- a love marriage! So got a bit held up. You know...IST macha. Please adjust madi.

Added 2011-07-03 by braxton