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They could be colourful, floral, have cartoons, fat babies, pop-ups; some could even sing and emit other sounds when opened and closed– thus catering to every personality type and need.
Laden with lines such as “mountains may fly, rivers may dry but my love for you shall never die”, they were also formidable tools in the game of love played by the young and restless of the 90’s.
Their popularity seems to be waning now with changing times and advent of newer technology but purely for sentimental reasons, keeping fingers crossed that Archies greeting cards stick around for sometime.
Ramu: Chill, why are you taking so much tension? Get her flowers and one of those "love you always" Archies card. Sanju always forgives me for my misdemeanour after I give her one of those.
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It also often serves as an alternate source of nourishment for office goers and starving students (especially the ones staying in hostels who can’t get themselves to have another meal of undercooked rice, insipid dal and vegetables mish mashed with mysterious condiments.)
Tea full cup: Rs. 7
Tea half cup: Rs.3.50
Biscut: Rs. 2
Deem pao: Rs. 10
Double deem pao: Rs. 12
Maggi noodle: Rs. 20
For example, jaali can be used to refer to fake documents - in a country where getting authentic government documents or certificates can result in visiting several babus, giving innumerable declarations on stamp paper and many rounds of baksheesh, jaali documents are a popular and not a very scrupulous work around.
Dharam: No way, he is such a dhakkan!
Karan: No no, Rinku has seen a certificate stating he's got first class.
Dharam: Am sure his first class certificate is a jaali one!
Mr. Khanna to Mrs. Khanna: City Mirror is such a jaali newspaper, instead about reporting about farmer’s plight in the country, they are writing about Paris Hilton’s newest boyfriend!
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Regionall over India
Terms referencing thisStand ateeze
Ravi: Aiyo, I completely forgot about it!!
Chintu: You are going to get bambooed right, left and centre by Subramanium sir today.
Lawyer A: Did you file your tax returns? July 31 is the last date.
Lawyer B: No yaar, I'll file it later. It's not a big issue...
Lawyer A: Are you mad to take it so lightly? Last year, my friend got bambooed by the income tax department because she did not file her returns on time
Terms referencing thisna rahega baans....na hoga baans
Tina: How does this dress look on me?
Rita: Don’t mind but I think the orange is too loud!
Related Termsmind it
Terms referencing thisdon't think anything
Umesha: I am watching TV; why can’t Prashant go and get the milk?
Amma: Run now, Prashant is studying for IIT – the kada is right across the road!
Related Termskaaka shop
Terms referencing thistuck shop
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Susie: *muttering under breath* once a dhakkan, always a dhakkan.