Ranjeet Singh, the Indian character in Mind your Language was portrayed by Albert Moses, a Sri Lankan.
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The Middle English spelling for India was Ynde. The word Indies is derived from this variant.
The analysis of the histories of the almost 200 countries in the world found only 22 which have never experienced an invasion by the British.
To make a complete Horlicks of something is a British euphemism for messing something up.
The word stepney is still used to refer to a spare tyre only in our part of the world. Stepneys are named after a street of the same name in Llanelli, Wales where they were manufactured in the early 1900s.