Extremely happy to see viewership crossing 10,000 yesterday in almost three years of the blog's existence.
Thank you all.
Thank you all.
In a Linked in discussion, I found these:
Raghu : Hi, Sundar!
Somu : …
Raghu : Go to hell!
Rani : How is your mother today?
Devi : Much better.
Rani : I want to visit her. I’ll join you
Devi : She’ll be happy. But my grandpa is
arriving. I have to get supper ready.
Rani: Okay. When are visitors allowed?
Joseph: Are you too busy, John?
John : I’m completing Experiment 3 in the
Chemistry Lab Record.
John : You need help? [Joseph nods] Okay.
Joseph: Thanksda*. I don’t…
Raju : [is answering an exercise on
tenses, has his pen between his
teeth, looking hard at the
exercise sheet (as if that would
somehow locate the answer for
Raghu: Move over. Let me help you.
Raju : [moves away without a word]
Raghu: [angrily] There’s always a next
time, my friend!
Sales Manager : Sir, I need your
permission to attend my
General Manager: Permission? Don’t you
have any casual leave
Sales Manager : No, sir.
General Manager: You’re a senior
manager. You shouldn’t
have mismanaged your
leave account. How
could you have planned
it so badly?
Sales Manager :???
Supervisor: Babu, Can’t you ever
(accusingly) do a thing right?
Babu : Sir, I was only mending
( taken unawares) …………
F.M. : You mean you were
Babu : Sir, …..
F. M. : Don’t argue with me.
(cutting him off)
Babu : No, sir. Let me…..
F.M. : How dare you talk
(threatening) back to me?
Babu : Yes, sir. I mean, no
(bewildered) sir. (!)
I had once submitted an article for consideration for publication in a magazine to be brought out by the Ministry of Education in an African country for which I was working on a contract. The article depicted the feelings of a frustrated teacher and how he viewed his students, his colleagues and his principal.
A top ministry official was very angry and threatened to cancel my contract. His accusations implied that I was referring to the local students and the principal and that my article was an affront to his nation and race.
I was perplexed because I thought that my article would be seen as no more than a literary piece based on imagination. I was naïve enough to expect objective assessment of my article because the official was highly educated. Instead, the officer perceived me not as a writer but as a foreigner who in his perception had no right to comment or say the things that I’d said in the article.
A young fresh teacher entered his class for the first time. While lecturing, he observed two women students chatting and smiling while looking at him on and off, and he concluded that they were not only disrespectful but mocking at him and that they were not behaving as women students should. When he warned them and put them in their places, one woman student got up to say that she and her friend had not done anything to deserve the warning; the teacher became enraged at this audacity and punished them in as many ways as he could think of.
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