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Sarabande And Sauce

A reflection from the Rabelaisian mirror Khushwant Singh holds up: thoughts profound and profane

Sarabande And Sauce
Sarabande And Sauce
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The other day he asked me if I knew the meaning of the word baporia, Gujarati slang for people who copulate in the afternoon. He delights in such useless information and this particular gem was sent to him by his former protege, Bachi Karkaria.

There was a time when I used to smuggle banned copies of Playboy into the country in a diplomatic pouch. Khushwant would eagerly wait to go through the pictures of voluptuous naked women and the magazine’s famed dirty jokes.

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