|Blonde in a car 123RF.com|
|Manipulative Neta. The Independent India|
All the 20 boys who came for the quiz, could not come up with the right answer but for the last one. The young boy, without any hesitation, answered, "Yes, the beggar in abject poverty can; with great difficulties and help from local leaders, if he joins the influential political party in the state and becomes a local leader at the basic level, it is possible. Armed with certain political influence, with the help of Netas at higher level he can do things under the table and move the files of rich contractors for positive action. This way, in a short period, he can become rich enough to take care of him and his family for the rest of the life.
|Tonsurin young boy' head. kerala temple Samayam Malayalam|
At a busy crowded Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu, two Yogis were trading talks in front of the main Gopuram (tower). They saw so many people emerging out of the holy place with their head
tonsured. One Yogi said, ''These people sincerely making an offering to the god - tonsuring their head once in a while at the holy place for the welfare of their families and lead contended lives. I really appreciate their contentment which is good for the mental well being''.
Note: In local slang - Tamil, Mottai Poduthal / Tonsuring is an euphemism for cheating - making a man lose every thing, including his undergarments!!).
Bathing woman and the train:
A movie theater manage asked a strange looking man, ''I notice that you saw this film several times in two weeks; Does it not look odd? It is not a good movie either, Why are you so excited about the movie?' The man replied calmly, ''Yes, there is a reason for it. The heroine in the movie, in a village sequence, takes a bath in the pond close to the railway tract. When she was about to undress