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matsyabhoji

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A particularly patriotic fish lover

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Definition

Actually this term originates in the German "lumpenproletariat"

Usage

The usual lumpen elements have been blamed for all the riot damage
Added 2011-10-23 by matsyabhoji

Root

Unknown

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

Local lumpens, Unscrupulous elements
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Parsi Peg

\parsi peg\
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Noun.
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Definition

Double the size of a Patiala Peg. Origin unknown. Likely to be a rejoinder to the Patiala peg

Usage

Patiala no good for me today. Bring me a Parsi peg
Added 2011-10-19 by matsyabhoji

Siddharto

\Shiddharto\
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Noun. November 4, 2011, Word of the Day
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Definition

Empty vessel

Usage

This was a term popular in Calcutta tea shops in the 70s. Meant an empty cup. An order would be placed thus: One tea and one siddharto.
Named after the then Chief Minister of West Bengal.
Added 2011-08-09 by matsyabhoji

Root

Bengali

Region

Calcutta