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chapter 8 chapter 8: A conversation with a tea seller
A conversation with a tea seller
A conversation with a tea seller
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A CONVERSATION WITH A TEA SELLER

There 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 sweetmeats.

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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