Category Archives: Humor

Dip, Dipper, Dipping…

Imag­ine being in charge of AIDS-pre­ven­­tion in India, where you’ve to mar­ket con­doms to the mass­es, amidst this country’s socio-reli­­gious-con­ser­v­a­­tive­­ly charged atmos­phere. Rather than cring­ing at the thought, some peo­ple actu­al­ly rise up to it, and pro­duce some great adver­tis­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Basket of Crabs: Socialist Economy

Received this in an email for­ward, and it’s quite enlight­en­ing! Remind­ed me of the bas­ket of crab the­o­ry: if you have a bas­ket full of live crabs, you don’t need to cov­er the lid! You know why? Well, the one … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Top Ten Signs You’re Addicted To Asterix

In the mid-1990’s, the Inter­net humor scene was pro­lif­er­at­ed by “Top Ten Signs”. It start­ed with “Top Ten Signs You’re Addict­ed To The Inter­net”, and now includes Google and Blog­ging! Well, I’m a self-con­fessed Aster­ix addict, and I tried to find signs you’re addict­ed to it, but there were none. Hence, I decid­ed to come up with my own.  So here goes… Top Ten Signs You’re Addict­ed To Aster­ix 10. You exclaim ‘By Tou­tatis’ in sur­prise. 9. You feel hun­gry after … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Indo-US Nuclear Deal and OBC Quota

Heard in pass­ing: with the Indo-US civil­ian nuclear deal in jeop­ardy, what can Man­mo­han Singh, the Indi­an PM, do? Answer: Send HRD Min­is­ter Arjun Singh to the US Con­gress, so that the deal can be pushed under the OBC (Oth­er Back­ward Coun­try) Quo­ta Sys­tem! [The OBC Quo­ta Sys­tem is for Oth­er Back­ward Class­es — a reser­va­tion sys­tem in India for minor­i­ty castes]

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