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<div class="entry-content"><p>I started nimbupani in 2003 when two of my <a href="">closest</a> <a href="">friends</a> started to blog. It was my first attempt at web design and writing. Previous incarnations were consequently slightly uncomforting to look at, but I am glad to say I have looked and learned a bit since then.</p>
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<p>Nimbupani means literally &#8220;Lemon water&#8221; in <a href="">hindi</a>.Nimbupani, is a favoured drink in India especially during the deliriously hot season (which seems to be replacing the rest of the seasons in India). Nimbupani is supposed to be pronounced <i>nimbupaani</i>. Nimbupani is cool, refreshing and revitalizes you for the long day ahead. I personally prefer <a href="/">buttermilk</a> though. But buttermilk isnt a cool name to give to a website, is it?</p>
<p>I am guilty of all the artwork, design that you see on this site. I have hopefully compiled with the latest standards and if the site doesnt validate, just <a href="">holler</a>.</p>
<p>This website uses <a href="">PHP</a> and CSS for ease of use. The links that you see on the right are a separate PHP page which in combination with CSS is used to hilight the current active page.</p>
<p>If you are a Mac user, congrats! You can experience the power of Lucida Grande while Windows users can stick to the pathetic Franklin Gothic Medium. I cant help it if Windows sucks.</p>
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