Including Aunty, Uncle, didi (sister), bhaiya (brother).
(Aka Aunty / Uncle) who in turn refers to you only as beta.
No, you eat dal makhani, chole bhature, and palak paneer, washed down with chai, not tea.
I’m talking alcohol, cigarettes, aspirin, and a single bar of chocolate. Oh, and some ice. And a sponge. And milk.
Doctor, carpenter, taxi driver, massage therapist, tailor, electrician, removal man, ironing man, bamboo man; the list goes on.
It’s a philosophy and a solution to almost every problem.
An aqueous head motion with no accurate translation, it’s merely an ambiguous affirmation that you have said something.
They are an almost week-long matrimonial marathon of wardrobe changes and buffets big enough to feed an army…attended by 1000 of your closest friends and family.
“Have you reached?”
“Actually, I will take some time: ‘office time’ traffic”
“Well I’m glad we didn’t pre-pone!”
“I’m 5 minutes away, only”
“Do one thing, call and cancel”
Even three generations and the family goat cruising down the NH8 on a scooty.