The word "stepney" for spare tyre comes from Stepney Iron Mongers, the first company to make spare tyres for cars (1904).
And if you think a concert is "no place for a girl" then don't send your son either. Maybe he's making it such a terrible place.
My British colleague informs me that her Urdu phrasebook has the phrase "Please goli na marein" in it. #Pakistan
Long drives on empty roads flanked by trees, with a Vital Signs tape on repeat. Some of my happiest memories from an Islamabad now lost.
A message for parents: When your son comes and asks you for permission to go to a concert, send your daughter with him.