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Matter-of-Fact of the week #11:

Blighty is an English slang word used mainly in England which means ‘anything viewed from abroad’s perspective’. This word is derived from the Hindi word ‘vilāyatī’ meaning ‘foreign’.

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112 - International emergency call

117 - Police emergency call

118 - Fire Station

140 - Breakdown service

143 - Crisis line

144 - Emergency Rescue

145 - Toxin information

147 - Children emergency call

163 - Road condition