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2008-09-29 21:00:13

By Kumar Sambhav Mumbai: Remember the fat lady from last year's dandiya group? Don't be surprised if you find her shimmying on the floor this year at half her size and with twice the energy . Dandiya aerobics is the new get-thin-quick trick, aimed at those who want to be as slim as the sticks they twirl during the nine nights of Navratri. Mahesh Roy, a finance consultant from Goregaon, weighed a sobering 115 kg a month ago. Now his friends and relatives find it difficult to recognise...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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