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OHT
 n.— «I was rather proud of the fact that I studied English Literature and would have loved to go beyond my Masters. English….Mr. X seemed surprised or perhaps shocked.…My ire knew no bounds. I had to drop loaded phrases like “post-colonial novellas,” “Greek tragedies’ and “third world literature.” It gave me immense satisfaction when I realised that it was all OHT (Over Head Transmission) for this frog of the World Wide Well!» —“My R(ui)ndezvous with Mr. X” by Shagun Dayal in New Delhi HTTabloid.com (India) Sept. 15, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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