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Guess who called me? Dish Network

Back in February,¬† I posted here about the ubiquitous and recurring phone-spam from Dish Network. They’re the most persistent telemarketers evah! They have the expiring-automobile-warranty and the problem-with-your-credit-card people beat hollow. After years of patiently telling the callers that we … Continue reading

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War Memorials and Ice Cream Markets

A recent¬† Economic Times news item evoked a surge of nostalgia in me, while underlining the quirks of individual urban markets. India Gate, it said, is India’s largest market for ice cream. Delhi’s India Gate is an arch-shaped War memorial, … Continue reading

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Indian Curry Powder

Years ago I saw an interesting if unclear-on-concept product in Japan: Indian Curry Powder, illustrated with a Native American in a feathered war-bonnet. In those days, Japan had a fairly insular culture, and India didn’t have a high profile internationally; … Continue reading

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Does Haagen Dazs Head Office Know?

There’s an update at the bottom of this post. ——— When Haagen Dazs, the super-premium ice-cream company owned by the US corporation General Mills, recently announced it would be opening its first store in India in New Delhi, they probably … Continue reading

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