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October 05, 2007

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Maajhi

Rs500 (~$13) is usually a gold-class multiplex ticket - Lazyboy booth seating with dinner and drinks served during the movie. You can watch a movie for much less than that. But of course I'm sure you knew that :).

John

We use "bucks" for Canadian dollars.

"David commented that he is sometimes confused when people use the word "bucks" to refer to currency other than our own U.S. dollar"

This I can empathise with. I still have real trouble grokking the use of "kiwi" for "kiwifruit". When I read someone say that something has a taste or texture similar to "kiwi", I automatically wonder what sort of barbarians could possibly be eating our extremely endangered national bird. It's not just the US/UK that are "separated by a common language". Of course, if the greenback keeps sliding, then maybe $500US will be 500Rs before too long. :-)

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