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If You Tick 18/25 On This Checklist, You're A True Blue Malayalee

Have you searched for Payasam at a sadhya like a forlorn lover? Have you ever owned blue Paragon chappals? Do you have relatives in the Gelf?

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  1. How Malayalee are you? 
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    Check off everything you've done from this list below.

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    You don't actually live in Kerala.
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    You have used "sheri" to politely end a conversation.
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    You get really mad when people assume you're a Rajinikanth fan.
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    Or when they call you a Madrasi.
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    You have sworn by Popy as a stellar brand of umbrellas.
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    You have at least one direct relative living in the Gulf right now.
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    Chances are that YOU are that relative.
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    At Onam, you're constantly wondering where your Payasam's at.
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    Gold prices are a conversation starter at the dinner table.
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    There is a Manorama calendar or a Vanitha magazine in your home.
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    You have taught your friends to say "Patti".
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    You have wept silent tears because your city's best sambar wasn't good enough.
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    You have retired to your bed after a breakfast of appam and stew.
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    People have asked you to bring them banana chips when you travel to Kerala.
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    You have engaged in intense debates on which one is better — Mohanlal or Mammootty.
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    You have asked "Naatil evideya?" to a complete stranger.
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    You have one or more Yesudas CDs at home.
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    You have a Lulu shopping bag at home.
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    You own or have owned blue and white Paragon chappals.
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    Your go-to cure for any sickness is kanji-achaar.
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    Your favourite comedy duo is Mohanlal and Sreenivasan.
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    Eating jackfruit is a family activity.
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    You still remember Jassi Gift as the pioneer of mumble rapping.
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    Vishu and Onam are for checking out what movies are on Asianet.
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    The word "Poland" makes you giggle.
 
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