April 3, 2007
Today a "khaaliband" is known as someone who makes false/empty claims. What is the social origin of the word? Urban legend has it that the police force under Reza Shah ran out of bullets for a period of time and officers were called "Khaaliband" (empty carrier) because they could only shoot blanks.
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