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Hey there, any fellow British Gujus' out there, been here some months now but am seriously starting to miss the familiarity of British Gujus'.
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WTF is a Guju? Fast food?
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Old 26.01.2011, 13:18
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Re: British Gujus'

What is a Guju : (defined by uncle Google, not me..)

Slang for a person from the state of Gujarat in India. Known to be stingy, but are some one of the best businessmen/women, always get the best side of the bargain.

Inhabitants and descendants of the Indian state of Gujarat.

Those who speak the Indian language Gujarati.

Known for their business minds, agriculture, and strong cultural values. Traditions include garba (dancing and clapping in circles)and raas(dance style involving sticks)-two of the most popular dances in the state. Also known for having taken over the motel/hotel/gas station industries in America.

The common phrase "you guju" is a misconception of the actual characteristics of Gujaratis. Being of the business-mind, Gujus tend to look for the best deals. They value money and make the most of it. They are by no means cheap
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British born Gujaratis' (Gujarat a state in the North West region of India)
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British born Gujaratis' (Gujarat a state in the North West region of India)
Woehoew I ( and google) nailed it

Sorry OP,Continue..
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can't be me then, I'm Welsh
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nice one Joey.
You are welcome, i would also like to thank my parents for creating me, the people at Hp and Media markt for the pc i used and last but not least Google for giving me the right info

Meanwhile, have you found any other Gujus?
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Welcome!!
No, I am not a British born Guju or any Guju for that matter, but I do spend a lot of time in Ahmedabad (just got back to Switzerland last Saturday, unfortunately) and in Gujarat in general...always happy to chat.
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Hi there,

I'm (part) Gujju - but not Brit. Chalse?
Moved to CH from AMD a few months ago - still settling in.
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Don't you just love cultural segregation?
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...Traditions include garba (dancing and clapping in circles)and raas(dance style involving sticks)-two of the most popular dances in the state. ...
Aha! They're morris dancers.
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Re: British Gujus'

I am no Guju, but an Indian from the neighbouring state in India

Not sure I have heard of the 'British Gujus'. Either you are a proud Guju or a British. Or you could be a second generation confused desi who is not sure what to be.

No offence meant, welcome to the forum.
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Daal, dhokla ane undiyu
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Lentils, mush and what now?


This is the English Forum - translations, please!
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Re: British Gujus'

Welcome
No don't know any anymore though I used to have a some lovely friends 20 years ago. What I do recall, a part from the fine company, was the really delicious cuisine and delicacies.
Do you happen to know how to make the cuisine ? If so, I do hope you'll share some of them on the "food and drink" forum.
Enjoy EF !
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Lentils, mush and what now?


This is the English Forum - translations, please!
its a strange dish, meaning upsidedown i think
dry veggies and a sort of steamed concoction.
i dont really know how to describe it but next time your here we will have to feed you and him some
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This is the English Forum - translations, please!
mush?!!!!
wot do you mean madam?
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