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Definition

Method of addressing a person of repute at the beginning of an email/letter. What follows in the email/letter denotes excessive fawning and complete abandonment of one's dignity. This type of addressing is usually reserved to address people in software companies who have outsourced a part of their business to a third world country or a developing country to cut costs, for example, an American in an MNC.

It can also be used as a way of addressing for prospective graduate students who bombard professors in US universities with mails checking for any funding opportunities.

Usage

middle aged project manager :
Respected sir,
I thank you wholeheartedly and profusely for the absolutely wonderful and insightful.....


young prospective graduate student:
Respected Mr. Richard D Williamson,
I am deeply interested in the most exciting and exhilarting subject of advanced...

Added 2012-01-31 by idiotix

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

felicitations

Rajiv Chowk

\Rujeeev Choke\
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Noun.
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Definition

What old timers know as Connaught Place in Delhi. It was renamed to glorify one particular political family. Although meant to be the CBD, Rajeev Chowk is currently the main interchange station for Delhi Metro, serviced by Blue and Yellow Line with connections for Red, Violet and Airport Express Lines.

Usage

Agar tooney Lajpat Nagar jana hai, to rajeev chowk se yellow line leke CSec tak jaiyo ore wahan se violet line le liyo.
Added 2011-08-07 by pee_mmm

Root

Hindi

Region

Delhi

Categories

Places

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Delhi Metro, CSec, Lajpat Nagar
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Noun.
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Definition

A person who makes a living sorting through garbage to collect paper and cloth for recycling, and carrying said items in a huge sack.

Usage

"Why are you dressed like a ragpicker?"
"These are my distressed Levis, you fukken kaat!"
Added 2011-07-03 by Minkey Chief

Root

English

Categories

Transportation, WALTO

Related Terms

porki

Terms referencing this

Papervalla