Tag: Pakistan

Census

Please use this section if you have concerns, suggestions or comments: For languages spoken at home, some people speak a mix, like 50/50 BUT this was not offered as an option. Also, the "Punjabi" Read more [...]...
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In my language

Had a random conversation with someone on my street about animals. She was walking her dog and the dog stopped as I approached. This is the awkward part when the owner usually looks at you and you either Read more [...]...
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Bhai Bhai (Brother Brother)

[At a department store return line. A young fellow is controlling the line.] Security guard: Thank you for coming by.me: For sure. Aap kahan se hain? Are you from Pakistan?Security guard: No. India.me: Read more [...]...
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My grandparents and Partition

My father and mother both come from Pakistan. My father did not have to migrate (based in Lyallpur) but my mother's family did. My maternal grandparents are Kashmiris and lived in Amritsar. During the Read more [...]...
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Pakistan is on the list!

You never see Pakistan on a list in services I've been linked to. Not sure if you can receive payments from Paypal now but back in the day you couldn't. It's stuff you take for granted living in the Read more [...]...
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Pakistanis have the best Biryani

[Young guy jumps in my car thinking I'm an Uber driver even though I'm the one asking him for directions!]1. Hey, I'm looking for X. 2. Not sure.  Can you hold on man? [Speaking to his friends.]1. Uhh, Read more [...]...
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PSL – Pakistani Sign Language

I never knew there was something called PSL.  I met some cool Pakistani's who I assumed could speak and listen, but they were deaf. In a lot of ways I feel for them, but I was so impressed with these Read more [...]...
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Halwa in Romania

1. So what do you think? 2. [Put the halwa in his mouth] Nice. 1. Yeah? It's called halwa. 2. I know halwa. 1. You do? 2. Common man. Of course. The Ottoman's in Romania. This is really good. 1. It's Read more [...]...
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Words learned in Pakistan – November 2017

darri - a thick sheet used to put on a charpai. Also used to iron on the ground Pasliyan - ribs Word for fireworks Eesa is Jesus in Urdu Antarrian - intestine Haram mugs - fluid inside spine Putt Read more [...]...
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Paki in the Squash Court

[Met a new player on the squash court] 1. Where you from? 2. Pakistan. You? 1. Croatian and Italian. 2. Cool. 1. All my friends are Paki. I went to Lahore for vacation. [When he said "Paki" I mentally Read more [...]...
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