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Why do grown ups call other people as aunt uncle in India

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Asked by Kalpana Roy, 31 Jan '13 02:22 pm
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It is customary respect Make ur question clear pls
Answered by Motu, 13 Apr 10:25 am

 
  
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I certainly get wild when a person of my age calls me uncle.
Answered by Burjor Tarachand, 31 Jan '13 03:06 pm

 
  
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By calling so, they think they remain young forever...!
Answered by Dil Se, 31 Jan '13 02:30 pm

 
  
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We learnt it from britishers otherwise every regional language had their own specific words to address elders.
Answered by Quest, 31 Jan '13 02:29 pm

 
  
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It is customary respect
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 31 Jan '13 02:26 pm

 
  
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Make ur question clear pls
Answered by sumukh chincholkar, 31 Jan '13 02:26 pm

 
  
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In india, most of us call grown ups as chacha, mama, bhaiya......chachai, mami, maushi, etc....
Answered by Incredible Abhi, 31 Jan '13 02:24 pm

 
  
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Not just in india. this is western culture that came here, while westerners moved to other terms , indians stick to uncle / aunt as a mark of respect to the elders
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 31 Jan '13 02:23 pm

 
  
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