Sunday, October 07, 2007


Meaning: An ill-fated bus that swallows the lives of its passengers.
Pronunciation: Bus-ma-su-ra.
Usage: The 72 passengers on the highway to Ghaziabad had no clue that they had boarded a busmasura.
Root: Bus + Bhasmasura (a demon from Hindu Mythology who destroys the very man who empowered him).