Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Bald and beautiful

My friend Henry was looking into the mirror and splashing talcum powder on his body when he felt a pinch on his legs. He had forgotten to notice his brother sitting down with a laptop. Both the laptop and the brother’s head were covered with powder and that was the cause for the angry pinch.
Make-up is an art mastered by women. Men are not made up for make-up. But with the advent of the metrosexual man, make-up is breaking the sex barrier. The craving to look good, in fact, lands some men in deep trouble.
A Gujarati friend in Mumbai wanted to beat baldness. He tried wigs but was not happy. Someone told him that a balm was effective. He went for it. The balm actually had some acid mix. Result: A deep, black mark on his head. All he could do later was to cover his head with a cap.
“Mr B. There’s way to remove that mark,” I suggested playfully one day.
“How?”
“Our laundry man can bleach all stains.”
Mr B chased me away with four-letter words.
Boss, as I always say, nothing can make us look better than a hearty smile.
OK, a crisp joke:
“Dream big,” a teacher told the class.
“Then allow me to sleep for an hour,” replied a boy.

25 comments:

  1. I often tease my nephews that they have more cosmetics than me!

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  2. LOLz I'll remember the bleach one forever!!!
    BTW new layout looks great! Cheers! :)

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  3. Absolutely right, smile makes you look better. There is a saying in tamil ( punnagai - sirandha nagai) meaning smile is the best ornament.

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  4. your posts always lift my spirits. ALWAYS. this one is no exception :))

    as usual, ek dum bindaaas :)

    hearty smile is indeed the bestest accessory..!

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  5. Personally, I am against men using cosmetics and worse when men use wigs.
    I have been losing hair, but it has not crossed my mind to ever try a wig.

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  6. Hmmm.... i guess hair implant was a btr thing.. if he soo mad abt his bald hair.. loved it like always, u hav this pinch of humour in wtever u write...

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  7. haha. rightly said. donkey's brain...!

    well what i said about you came from the heart :))

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  8. Now a days men are keen on grooming than women. :-)

    Nice one!

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  9. men have become more conscious than women these days :D

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  10. men are a lot into grooming these days, they even do their eye brows, manicure their nails and choose what they wear more carefully than their female counter parts. i find all this quite amusing. A smile is always the best makeup if you have good teeth, that is.

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  11. Men with make-up or wigs look ugh. But, your post is hilarious as always :).

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  12. Instead of balm, he should have tried oil! At least, it would have kept his head cooler.

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  13. Nice makeover of the blog page !I echo Sujata -'A smile is always the best makeup if you have good teeth .'

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  14. Look Good....is all human's right....

    Well...but some people don't try or put extra effort to look good...if you have a good heart...your look will less bothered...

    Good Joke....

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  15. balm for baldness? OMG!!!

    bleach for the mark? OMG OMG!!

    by the way, I have heard this joke :P

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  16. Hair transplant is the current trend!

    I like the caricatures or clip art, what do you call it, very much!

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  17. Hello Ramesh,
    So again lessons in Smiling and laughing.Keep up good work

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  18. I don't know if my comment got posted or not? Something went wrong while posting :(

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  19. Well, many don't realize that one can be 'bald and beautiful'!

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  20. Bald : Its a sign of intellectuals, ahem...ahem:)

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