Saturday, November 12, 2011

What the —!!!

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

The Doo-lally Tap

from Deolali, a British army camp 100 miles north-east of Bombay where British soldiers would stay after finishing their tour of duty, to await transport back to Britain; and tap, a Persian or Urdu word for a malarial fever (ultimately from Sanskrit tapa, meaning "heat" or "torment")

Noun phrase

doolally tap
camp fever
madness, eccentricity



Deolali Camp

World Wide Words