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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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This suffix phrase can be added to any name or common noun to make it sound more cooler and more interesting. Also can (not always) imply to their maternal, parenting or advice giving characters...

Usage

Bhaskar: So why are you so late?
Pradeep: My dear Father of India Limited decided to tell me how driving in these days traffic is bad and so I had to take an auto...

Other uses:
Mother/Sister/Brother/Cousin/Grandmother/Teacher/Gym Trainer... you get the drift?

Added 2011-08-23 by Goods Vandi
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All persons present; everyone who attended.

Usage

The function was a grand success! Chief Guest arrived only one hour late, full biryani and chili chicken was available in main shamiana and the evening was enjoyed by one-and-all.
Added 2011-08-09 by Joginder Singh Jolly

Root

English

Region

All India

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Yeach and yevry, Fully
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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

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auto
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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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