Things that remind me of my childhood- India in the 80's and 90's

Capturing the quirky and colorful set of cultural influences that surrounded our childhood.
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yup- that's exactly how we said the alphabet in LKG (lower kindergarten!)

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TYPEWRITERS: Even in the 80s they seemed anachronistic. But we had one lying around, collecting dust. The sound of the keys is something we all know well from waiting in line at government offices and banks indefinitely.

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Puttu, Plantain and Rice! This is unique to us malayalis. What an amazing combination.

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FLAMES!!! i'm so glad I came across this page. Things that remind you of India in the 1990's. Does anyone remember this?

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HAM RADIO: Ham radio clubs become popular in the late 80's. The intersection of socially awkward Indian nerds and older creepy uncles were members of "ham radio clubs." They would sit in their rooms for hours and communicate with the Russians.

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Love this illustration. If you haven't checked out Samosapedia , you should. This site actually reminds me of my childhood in India with words like "bucket bath" , "sidy", "crank calls".

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