boxwallah


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boxwallah

(ˈbɒksˌwɒlə)
n
derogatory an itinerant pedlar or salesman in India
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We went there knowing not what to expect even though my mother was an Armenian brought up in Rangoon and Calcutta; and my father had been a British boxwallah in Burma and India in the pre-war years.
A part of The Imperial's all- day restaurant, whose name 1911 is redolent of nostalgia ( though I wish its lunchtime buffet wasn't as boring as the coronation durbar), transforms itself magically into a boxwallah brasserie at night.
often considered mentally diseased (Boxwallah 182) or sexually deranged:
Try applying for a job with the boxwallahs and the hospitality industry and tourism and all the top Info companies but tell them you "no speak inglis"...see how far you get.