vernac
 adj.— «“They wanted a famous name from Mumbai to put on the marquee. I even organised that,” she said, “I got them a star performer, but they didn’t like him, said he was too vernac.” “Meaning what?” “Meaning he did serious theatre and gave interviews in Hindi and Marathi. They dumped him, and got me someone else instead.”» —“Sponsorship for the theatre of the absurd” by Kishore Singh Business Standard (India) Oct. 24, 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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