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and Wala! and Wallah! and Viola! (wɑ ˈlɑ)
exclam. And there you have it! (All versions are misspellings or misunderstandings of the French Voila! the Viola! is a well-meant spelling error.) And walla! There it is. Cooked just right!


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There are reputedly 400,000 rickshaw wallahs in Dhaka, 60 per cent of whom operate without a licence, and a further 100,000 ancillary workers.
YOU would have thought the armies of highly-paid diversity, equality and any other 'ity'-you-can-think-of wallahs at the BBC might have spotted that an all-male shortlist for the Sports Personality of the Year would be a red flag to a bull .
The Chai Wallahs tent also offered great entertainment with its boudoir deco, permaparty soul-funk and boozy hot chocolate.
On second thoughts, Despondent had another plan to keep the highways and byways clear of ice and snow: "Get the council office wallahs to do snowplough shifts at night, they don't achieve much through the day, so they must be well rested.
It is just like the racecourse in terms of the mix of humanity - tweed wallahs, wide boys, chancers, prancers, well-fuelled women and a shedload of Irish.
Inspired by tiffin boxes delivered to five million Indians in Mumbai every month by dabbah wallahs, Tiffinbites stores sell authentic Indian snacks, main meals and desserts that can be eaten at home or at work or heated up on site for instant consumption.
The fury is compounded because the diesel car wallahs are still paying ` 33 less for the same litre of fuel.
You also, says the same committee, have what they describe as a "cosy relationship" with HMRC's top wallahs.
Instead of fobbing off teachers with this meaningless drivel, the health and safety wallahs should come clean and start a clean-up of our schools.
But unfortunately a commoner reaction was: "Jawdees are lazy scroats FACT Benefit wallahs should have their benefits stopped.
The pair intend to carry out interviews and full accounts of people including business executives working at the heart of India's economic powerhouse, cast and crew from the Bollywood studios, international diplomats, self-made millionaires, NGOs, ex-pats, street hawkers, food wallahs, school teachers and students.
Members of the Darjeeling Railway Society will be dressed in Indian clothing, and there will be chai wallahs, Indian shoeshine, films of the Darjeeling Railway to watch, Indian music to add to the atmosphere, and much more.
It rules out most of the British establishment elites and quango wallahs.
There is one arm that has escaped the cuts - the desk wallahs.
Though the deadlock has again been referred to the government, Whitehall wallahs say this is the last time they'll adjudicate.