Category Archives: Humor

Crossword Puzzles.

My readers know that I am a crossword puzzles buff and so this post should not come as a surprise to them. They also know how much synchronicity plays its part in my life and so these two events closely … Continue reading

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Wasting Time.

Friend, writer, Management Guru and fellow alumnus of Business School has written something very interesting in one of the articles in an anthology of his writings in various News Papers and Magazines. Average Life Expectancy – 75 years. We sleep … Continue reading

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What Do Retired People Do?

At around 10.30 AM every Sunday without fail, my Godson ND will ring me up to catch up with or share any news that may have transpired the previous week. I always end the call with the quip that he … Continue reading

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Miscommunication.

Cheerful Monk’s post on the same topic reminded me of a hilarious incident from the late seventies. My readers must recall those days of telephone switch boards with telephone operators cum receptionists with hundreds of calls to attend every day. … Continue reading

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Problem Solving.

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for the language. Please enjoy the message and don’t shoot the messenger.  Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Be Practical!

Indians use a term “Jugaad” to describe practical innovations to solve problems. Here is one such jugaad.

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Growing Old!

To appreciate this joke better, please go over to Cheerful Monk’s blog post Time Machine first. Please also read all the comments there.

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Pets!

Adam and Eve said, “Lord, when we were in the garden, you walked with us every day. Now we do not see you anymore. We are lonesome here and it is difficult for us to remember how much you love … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Gift – 2.

My readers will remember my lamenting long ago that I am often called Ramana Sir although,  I would love be called Sir Ramana! Here is another instance of that endearing trait in India of calling elders by attaching a ‘Sir’ … Continue reading

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I Can Scream.

After writing my blog post My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures and having got rid of my guilt seeing how many people shared my weakness for ice cream, this came as a bit let down! Thank you Ekoshapu!

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