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Archive for October, 2017

Politeness and Respect in Urdu Posted by on Oct 29, 2017

Urdu is a delicate and sophisticated language and many of its words are used to show respect and civility. This emphasis on politeness in vocabulary is known as Adab, respect or Takalluf, politeness. This polite vocabulary is generally used when talking to seniors or people you’re not familiar with. For example, the English pronoun you…

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KFC Run by Deaf Employees in Pakistan Posted by on Oct 25, 2017

How to order a meal at Kentucky Fried Chicken in sign language? Or tell the staff that you want to stay to eat in rather than take out? If you don’t know, then you probably haven’t visited a KFC in Karachi or Lahore, Pakistan that is entirely run by speech and hearing impaired employees.…

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Cooco’s Den Restaurant Posted by on Oct 20, 2017

“Cooco’s Den”, often misspelled as “Cuckoo’s Den”, is an extremely popular restaurant/cafe in interior Lahore, Pakistan. The restaurant is owned by an artist, Mr. Iqbal Hussain and has a beautiful traditional building located near Badshahi Masjid (mosque) and Lahore Fort. Entrance to the restaurant is not that lavish as it seems that you are about to enter someone’s house from the…

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Polar Princess of Pakistan Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Almost a hundred years late but Pakistan finally made it to the North Pole in April 2004. The surprise conquering hero was 24-year-old London based lawyer Anoushka Kachelo who hauled her sledge across 50 miles of grueling frozen territory to get the top of the world – 95 years after the first man there, American…

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