Saturday, November 28, 2009


Meaning: Any Indian cookery show.
Pronunciation: Tick-ka-load-deon.
Usage: Madhur Jaffrey, the queen of tikkalodeon, is said to have introduced James Ivory to Ismail Merchant.
Root: Tikka (means bits or pieces) + Nickelodeon (a TV channel). Tikka is often used as a suffix of sorts with many Indian dishes.