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18 Things Everyone Who Grew Up Desi Can Relate to!
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Published: Jan 14, 2016

If you have grown up in a desi household, here’s what you definitely know to be true:

1. You have worn your elder sibling’s clothes all your childhood

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Source: everydayfamily.com

2. You have a very fancy and delicate dinner set at home that you never use

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Source: Quikr

3. And a set of tea cups that is only used when guests come over!

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Source: giftsbycinnamon.net

4. All your favourite t-shirts eventually become ponchas

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Source: todayfunnies.com

5. We all have that one shopping bag that we use to store other plastic bags

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Source: thingsasianparentsdo.com

6. You were forbidden to remove the plastic covers from new car seats and that TV remote!

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Source: Reddit

7. You get to hear the rates of tomatoes and rice and potatoes if you leave food in your plate!

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8. You remove the gift wraps without tearing them so you can use them again

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Source: canadianliving.com

9. Your parents believed that keeping a money plant actually makes you rich

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Source: designgreenindia.blogspot.com

10. The box of butter cookies was used to store the sewing supplies!

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Source: Twitter

11. That one chair where you keep all your clothes!

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Source: imgfave.com

12. You: “Shampoo khatam ho gaya hai.” Your mom: “Paani daal kar use kar lo”

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13. Your dad squeezed every last drop of toothpaste from the tube

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Source: 1000awesomethings.com

14. Your mom uses ice cream tubs to store leftover food in the fridge!

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15. Desi moms simply don’t trash any plastic cans or boxes!

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Source: Twitter

16. You slap the shit out of anything that stops working, be it the remote or alarm clock!

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17. Knowing a vegetable’s name in Urdu but not in English!

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18. You say you are going for a shower even when you are going for a balti bath

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Source: youtube.com