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Tuesday, 23 September, 2008

Positive Approach

Positive Approach

Here's one from my numerous friends who keep me smiling!

Father : I want you to marry a girl of my choice.
Son : "I will choose my own bride!"
Father : "But, the girl is Bill Gates's daughter."
Son : "Well, in that case...OK"

Next Day
 
Father
approaches Bill Gates.
Father : "I have a husband for your daughter."
Bill Gates : "But, my daughter is too young to marry!"
Father : "But, this young man is a Vice-President of the World Bank."
Bill Gates : "Ah, in that case... OK"

Finally
Father goes to see the President of the World Bank.

Father :
"I have a young man to be recommended as a vice-president. "
President : "But, I already have more Vice- Presidents than I need!"
Father : "But, this young man is Bill Gates's son-in-law."
President : "Ah, in that case... OK"


Moral: Even if you have nothing, you can get anything .........

Regards,

N


Monday, 22 September, 2008

Of dogs, human beings and their excreta

Of dogs, human beings and their excreta

Trust the Israelis to do things differently:

Wonder what their reaction will be when they travel by train to several parts of India (I'm too scared to mention the states for fear of repercussions!) - which will offer them remarkable scenes of human beings (of both sexes) doing their morning ablutions by the sides of railway tracks .... ... and quickly covering their FACES(!?!?!?!?!) when they hear the sounds of an oncoming train!!!

Regards,

N


Sunday, 7 September, 2008

Why pregnant women are topple-proof?!?!?!?

Why pregnant women are topple-proof?!?!?!?

Look at the kind of stuff on which folks are investing precious time, money and energy - Scientists have actually studied the "topic" of pregnant women and why they don't lose balance and topple despite being "overgrown up front" - Read on:

Regards,

N


Friday, 5 September, 2008

Jumbos Pee to track family members!

Jumbos Pee to track family members!

This one is truly surprising. Didn't actually know about it earlier:

Regards,

N


Gift of Life

Gift of Life

Read this touching news item:

Brought back some of my faith in humanity. And a big smile. Wonder if I've already shared this one with you folks earlier. If so, my apologies for the repeat blog. But probably worth it.

Regards,

N


Monday, 1 September, 2008

You must be an Indian if ... ... ... ... ... ...

You must be an Indian if ... ... ... ... ... ...

  • Everything you eat is savoured with garlic, onions and chillies.
  • You try and re-use gift wrappers, gift boxes, and of course aluminium foil.
  • You are standing next to the two largest size suitcases at the airport.
  • You arrive one or two hours late to a party, and think it's normal.
  • You peel the stamps off letters that the Postal Service missed to stamp.
  • Your toilet has a plastic bowl next to the commode.
  • All your children have pet names, which sound nowhere close to their real names.
  • You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone's house.
  • You load up the family car with as many people as possible.
  • You use plastic to cover anything new in your house whether it's the remote control, VCR, carpet or new couch .
  • You live with your parents even if you are 40 years old. (And they like it that way).
  • If she is NOT your daughter, you always take interest in knowing whose daughter has run with whose son and feel it's your duty to spread the word.
  • You only make long distance calls after 11pm.
  • If you don't live at home, when your parents call, they ask if you've eaten, even if it's midnight.
  • When your parents meet an Indian abroad for the first time and talk for a few minutes, you soon discover they are your relatives.
  • Your parents don't realize phone connections to foreign countries have improved in the last two decades, and still scream at the top of their lungs while talking.
  • You have bed sheets on your sofas so as to keep them from getting dirty.
  • It's embarrassing if your wedding has less than 600 people.
  • You list your daughter as "fair and slim" in the matrimonial no matter what she looks like.
  • You're always interested to know/interfere in others' personal matters, what they are doing, where they are going, etc.
  • You have really enjoyed reading this mail because you know some, or most of them, applies to you!
(Source: Yet another email from my loyal bunch of friends!)

Regards,

N