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My Fight Against The Cultural Appropriation of Samosas

As Girdhariji deftly dipped samosas into the kadhai, I remembered: samosas originated in Central Asia! They weren't Indian at all. And yet, here sat Girdhariji, profiting off another culture without a care in the world! Here he was, shamelessly calling his shop "Girdhariji Ke Mashhoor Samosay", instead of "Girdhariji Ke Mashhoor Version of Persia Ke Samosay". In fact, he even distorted the samosa by selling it within a pao -- an idea that can only be Maharashtrian. What a shameless culture appropriator!