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Two Delightful Stories – Adorable Kids.

Story 1: This three-year-old wanted her uncle to give her a playmate soon. Like on his wedding day itself. My granddaughter was a precocious three-year-old. She was exceptionally smart and my husband and I adored her. But the pampered child … Continue reading

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Married Indian-Mind Your Language

On the morning after your wedding night, how embarrassing is it, when your bride’s sister does not understand what you are trying to say?  When I was in college, I opted for French as my second language. We were amused … Continue reading

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Newly Married Indian – After Marriage.

Two experiences. Different  and amusing. My daughter got married to an engineer working in the US. We lived in a small town in Tamil Nadu. A few days after the wedding we took my son in law and family to … Continue reading

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The Newly Married Indian – Married Bachelor.

Married but without wife. It took this bridegroom three months to consummate  his marriage? What happened? This happened to a boy near my house, a few years ago. This boy’s wedding had been fixed a year earlier. But unfortunately three … Continue reading

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The Newly Married Indian – Engagement and First Inspection.

After the engagement, the boy and girl want to spend time together. But what happens when there are prying eyes around. In 2004, when my wedding was fixed, my parents and my fiancé’s parents did not broadcast the news for … Continue reading

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Three Funny Wedding Night Stories

 Story No: 1 Old is Gold. A funny story about my grand parent’s wedding night, does the rounds in our family and raises many laughs. My grandfather and grandmother got married in the 1930s. My grand mother was 14 years … Continue reading

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Spare the Rod If The Student Cannot Speak.

Way back in the 1970s corporal punishment was not banned in schools. In fact our masters at the Government School in Tuticorin, in south India, took delight in swishing their canes. ‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ was their … Continue reading

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Rattled in the Hostel.

Have you had a rat sitting on you, as you slept? Eeeeks! When I was doing my under graduation in Coimbatore, I was also staying at the college hostel. I am sorry to tell this but our hostel food sucked. … Continue reading

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Ragging the Awesome Professor and the Sweet Kitten

  Ragging is banned in colleges in India. But most students do indulge in a little harmless teasing occasionally. Last year in our college, a final year boy walked into a first year classroom. Their professor had not still turned … Continue reading

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In College – Taking Attendance and Bringing the Register

  When I read about the attendance fiasco in the post “Medical Marvel” on talkalittledo, I remembered a day in class when a professor did something equally obtuse. When she took attendance, this tutor would not read out our names, … Continue reading

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