are no tea-stalls in Kashmir other than very temporary set-ups at festivals and
carnivals, or on Sundays or holidays at the Mughal gardens. A cup (or a pot) of
tea may, however, be ordered in several places which sell snacks and/or
Ashok: Give me a cup of tea, please. Tea seller: Please sit down. What kind of
tea, Kashmiri or Lipton? Ashok: Lipton. Tea seller: Shall I add sugar and milk? Ashok: Yes, but only a little. Tea seller: Here you are. Ashok: How much do I pay? Tea seller: Just fifty paise. Ashok: Here, take this one-rupee bill
(note). Tea seller: Here is your change. Ashok: Thank you.
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