Hobson-Jobson: The words English owes to India

What do the words  “shampoo”, “veranda” or “pyjamas” really mean? And where do they come from? 

The new edition of the hugely popular Hobson-Jobson dictionary shows us how many of the everyday ‘English’ words we take for granted are actually of Indian origin.

The cooexistence of the Indian and British peoples has generated of a glossary of Anglo-Indian words and phrases ready for you to explore!

(BBC news)

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