Category Archives: Darndest Things Children Say

Why The Ex-President Of My Country Talked To Me

When I think back on my school days one incident comes vividly to my mind. It was the time the ex-president of my country talked to me. The centenary celebrations of my school was being celebrated on a grand scale. … Continue reading

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Pots Of Money

As a young boy, my brother was always up to some mischief or the other. I remember the numerous times when he was at the receiving end of my dad’s wallops.  This incident is still fresh in my mind and … Continue reading

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Where do babies come from?

My niece Sophie had delivered a baby and I went to visit them. When I was there, a cousin of mine also came to see the new mother and child. My cousin had brought her 2-year-old daughter along with her. … Continue reading

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Gulsum writes. So does her grand daughter!

Gulsum writes. So does her grand daughter!.

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You Don’t Always Kneel Down to Pray.

Have you witnessed your favorite teacher’s wedding? I have. And in what a way! When I was nine years old, I was in the fourth standard in a village school in Killyanur in South India. My class master was Susai Maria … Continue reading

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Brothers and Twins.

Do you become twins, when you dress exactly like your sibling? My son aged 4 years, was fascinated by the twins who lived close to our house. The two boys would be always dressed in similar attire. My son wanted … Continue reading

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living and non living

How do you tell a living thing from a non living one? When my daughter was about 5 years old, I was teaching her the difference between living things and non-living things.To drive home the point better, I told her: … Continue reading

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