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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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