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pherandatarian

\fee-randa-tay-ree-un\
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A non-vegetarian with an unusual appetite for larger animals (dog, cat, rabbit, horse, etc.), but a fear of consuming smaller species like maggots or molluscs, and certain anatomical parts of smaller species like monkey brain, chicken's behind, etc.

Usage

She needs to know which side of that turkey is the neck. You see she's a pherandatarian.
Added 2013-11-23 by shrewdy

Root

Multiple

Region

India

Categories

Food and Drink
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phrase used in the 80s to check on the quality of VHS Cassette tapes. In India, it was common place to rent a VCP/R over the holidays and watch movies non-stop until your eyes turned blue. Movies also had to be rented and the one question that must be asked is about the "print".

Usage

Overheard at the Video Parlour: Machan, don't take any of the Rajni movies da. The print will be very bad. Uncle, you have Basic Instinct? Original print?
Added 2012-12-04 by sykil

Root

English

Region

India

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screen print
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In many parts of the country, selling alcohol still requires a licence that requires one to spend a lot on various persons' kharcha-paani. Once the Government verifies that you have paid for enough teas at the Taj, it will permit you to serve alcohol.

Usage

Hotel Durga, Railway Station backside
Clean rooms with Attached Toilet & Cum Bath
Meals Ready
Permit Room Available
Added 2011-10-24 by TNagarTornado

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

excise, Thanni, dharu, Hot drinks, Hotel
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An establishment that has obtained a license to serve alcohol. Therefore, a bar that is legally permitted to serve alcoholic beverages.

Mostly used in signage.

Usage

"Night Lovers Permit Bar"

"Janta Permit Bar & Restaurant"

"Toto's Permit Bar & Lounge"

Added 2011-08-25 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Thanni, dance bar

Definition

In India any educational degree printed within brackets(parentheses) is an indication that the person claiming it has failed in or not completed the course.

Usage

the candidate for the assembly elections has printed in his flyer thus:

9. Somegowda,BA,(LLB),(MA),---Junta Party---- Umbrella symbol.

Added 2011-08-20 by I love Dtool

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

SSLC failed, Buddhu