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mintaka

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Military Meals

\naidu hotel \
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Definition

Aka military hotel

Usage

Lets eat muttom biryani, egg parota and chicken curry at this Naidu hotel. Im sick of rasam and sambar! Not fancy hotel ok, but cheap, spicy and tasty!
Added 2012-04-03 by mintaka
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by the by

\bye the bye\
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Definition

something that comes along. an addition to what one is saying. an archaic indian english phrase. somewhere in the middle

definitely NOT 'by the way'

Usage

grandmother : dey, partha (parthasarathy), come home soon from ur uncle's house, okay? oh, and 'bye the bye', ur cousin sundari, that rakhshasi (demoness), bring her along, if u have to!
Added 2011-10-30 by mintaka

Root

English

Region

All India
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CBT

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Definition

Deregatory term for usually Tamilian converts. Stands for Coal Black Tamilian.

Usage

What was CBT's name, who was the bearer in the club?
Added 2011-10-17 by mintaka
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Definition

literally means in a jiffy, but said sarcastically.

Usage

he wants the goods train to reach from kashmir to kanyakumari, thaat puut tanjavore!
Added 2011-09-19 by mintaka

up the pole!

\exactly as in english\
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anything or anybody that is cumbersome to understand and do, and also not being worth the trouble, or one can say 'wonky'

Usage

he simply drives me up the pole!
i say, that fellow in the bank, he is simply up the pole!

Added 2011-09-19 by mintaka

Definition

it means, in chennai language,'aha! you are asking for a bit too much, arent you!' (and you arent going to get it!)

Usage

when one is expecting 'much too much'. like for ie: one gets a free mango and expects the whole basket! then the friend can say 'asai vadai idli dosai!" usually used by youths
Added 2011-07-10 by mintaka