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Sorry Ladies… I need to Rant !!!

12 Jan

I hope lady readers of this blog will not get offended…. but I HAVE to rant…  In fact I am sure you will empathise with me.. or the wife

OKAY…what is it with women and old clothes..why cant you let us men be ????

My favorite jubba, the one that I had carefully converted to a comfortable, threadbare night garment has been “retired”…. and no,  not gracefully…

I am on my way to the shower when I find the maid dusting the windows with a garment that looked familiar… on closer examination (of the cloth..of the cloth….okay?) I found that it was my trusted half sleeve jubba…

So I say “What the ****?” (on the inside) and then walk purposefully to the kitchen where the wife is pretending that nothing has happened…

“Yo..why have you given my jubba to the maid” I ask fiercely…

“I have bought you some new stuff..this one was worn and completely see through” was the reply.

“I like it that way.. It took me years to get it to that level”

“Well..its disgusting to wear such stuff” says the wife.

In the meantime the son has joined the conversation.. “Pappa shes thrown out your old T-Shirts as well”

I gasp… “Not the ones that I had torn the sleeves from??”

“Ya I threw them out as well… ” she says nonchalantly

“How would you like it if I threw out all your saris”  I threaten

“None of my sarees are torn”…

“Well maybe I’ll tear a few and THEN throw them” I counter

She ignores me.. son giggles… I hate it when he does that… I walk away promising revenge…

An hour later I hear a loud shout..stepping out of the shower, my son sees one of the “legs” of his old torn and see through track pants being useds as a floor wipe.. yippee !!!

Now whos giggling??? Serves him right….

Bump, Lump and Slush

15 Dec

BWSSB stands for Bangalore Water Supply and Sewarage Board. They should change their name to Bangalore Bump Lump and Slush Board (BBLSB).

Between them and the BBMP (the Big BuMP)…the city roads are in a constant repair and seepage..

Heres what happens…

  • They dig up the road and just leave it like that..maybe they want people to get used to the lumps and bumps on the road…
  • Next the work starts..just to show their commitment to water…they flood the place…The result..The Addition of Slush to the Lump and Bump…
  • When they finish up, they just leave the place as is, for the BBMP (the Big BuMP) to repair the place.
  • The BBMP then hems and haws and does some half assed work which gets ripped apart at the slightest drizzle and we are back to Lump, Bump and Slush.
  • By then one of the BWSSB workers realizes he has left his spanner underground and they dig up the place all over again…

It goes on and on and on.. like the Energizer Bunny

Dec 04 2008’s What the ****

4 Dec

The CM of Kerala seems to have multiple personalities.. the first one insults a Martyr, the second one denies it and now hes apologized……oops sorry I forgot, hes a politician…

His statements were so crass that the other politicians didnt support it..even politicians from his own party who normally defend everything the reds do…

There was a Communist Party MP who was at the Taj when the shooting happened… apparently he was having dinner there.. WTF.. isn’t it against party rules? or is it “Do as I say dont do as I do”…
Talking about politicians, notice how quiet they are.. they are probably waiting for the current storm to blow over before starting to make their “great” statements… Of course Lalloo of the Gobbar fame has issued one or two gems…

Now.. I am not too knowledgeable here…if India has proof against Pakistan.. WHY DONT WE GIVE IT TO THEM??? We keep saying we have proof after every terror attack…. am I missing something here?

Pakistani Foreign minister says India is not accusing Pak but elements inside Pak.. duhhhh !!!!

We get hit.. we scream and piss…Pak plays coy… US visits them.. Pak makes lots of mother promises.. US praises Pak and gives them a few billion, US leaves and then Pak thumbs their noses at us.. life back to normal… did anyone expect anything different????

Numb, Frustrated and Pissed Off

1 Dec

Thats how I feel after what happened in Mumbai. I am pretty sure that most people feel that way. We have corrupt morons who rule us right from the taluk office to the parliament.

Priya at pcr-rules, vented out her feelings. In a post. I have reproduced it here with her permission. Priya is one of those people who has a looooong fuse…and that fuse has just become very short. There are a Billion Priyas in India.

If any politician is reading this….MAY YOU ROT !!

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Culture Culture

5 Nov

Ya ya… we are a multi-thousand year culture.. yada yada yada… bear with me…

Barack Obama wins the election and McCain concedes gracefully. He says that the entire country must help the new President.

“I pledge to him tonight to do all in my power to help him lead us through the many challenges we face,” McCain said before his supporters in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cut to India. Party 1 wins election against incumbent Party 2.

1. Party 2 accuses Party 1 of rigging and irregularities

2. Party 1 will open all kinds of investigations

3. Party 1 will stop all “development” projects of the previous government.

4. Losing party will hold Dharnas. Burn effigies of the election commissioner

5. People will defect to the winning side. Suddenly opposing principles dont seem too bad

Different Country. Different Culture. Something worth Emulating?

Vote Banks Vs. Peoples Lives

28 Jul

Vote banks at the cost of innocent peoples lives. That seems to be the mantra of all our politicians. How else can you explain the bombings that seem to be happening over and over and over again in city after city.

The police are NOT inept nor are the intelligence agencies. Its political pressure that ties the hands of these people and prevents them from doing their job. Its disgusting.

Bombings happen, people die, politicians express their regret, Government announces compensation, News Channels analyze everything to death.. and then we sit back and wait for the next blast.

I feel its high time citizens play a part in helping the police as well. A good method is to organize neighbourhood watches in both in residential and commercial areas to look for and report any suspicious activity. Neighbourhood watches have worked in other countries. Why not here?

I mean this is our country. Why should a few morons keep us hostage?

Will They Wont They???

8 Jul

… the episodes are more “gripping” than a Hindi Soap. There are more characters here… the Karats, Yechuris, Rajas, Bardhans and several other comedians…

Theres Manmohan the Hero in Distress being bolstered by his Heroine Soniaji…. plus old villanous uncles like Mulayam/Amar Singh and Deve Gowda (with his 2.5 seats) now are coming back into the family and want to sing songs with Manny the Man.

In all this the hero is currently in Japan waiting to sing a song with Bush against the backdrop of Mount Fuji.

Meanwhile the former friends keep threatening… “We’ll withdraw today.. tomorrow”… “We’ll withdraw if Manny goes to the G8 Summit”… “We’ll withdraw if he wears a red underwear”… etc etc…

But till now.. countless politburo meetings later… they are still threatening…getting off the gravy train will not be easy. Where else can they have power without any responsibility…

Latest news is our own “Sin of the Soil” wants to tango…. way to go !!!!