In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is a follow up to the two-day summit in Delhi where 1500 delegates from 15 states participated and as many as 5000 good souls attended a rally including 50 cycle rickshaw wallahs!
- The early morning sound of the bell reminds you of the ice-cream wallah of a bygone era.
- Pakistan's emergence as the leading figure in the world of militant Islam owes a great deal to the oil wallahs from the Persian Gulf.
- A few days back, during a long drive to a customer's office, I started talking to the taxi wallah.
- We have seen industry wallahs taking of cracking down on pirates.
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