[thechat] I didn't get the job

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 09:46:01 CDT 2002

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Madhu Menon wrote:

> At 07:07 PM 15-10-02, Martin Burns wrote:
> >On the other hand, you *can* get a good curry (and you'd need to
> >considering the alternative native cuisine)
> I'm not particularly interested in this thread, but I do know that when you
> talk about a good curry in *Glasgow* (as if it were just one dish), that
> makes the troll-o-meter explode. :)

Ah, but remember that, while distantly related, general-purpose curry in
the UK is not the same thing as any dish prepared in India/Pakistan/
Bangladesh/any area which disputes that it should belong to any of the

Chinese is the same.


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