Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Maid for each other


I never knew that genuine appreciation could sometimes create problems.
A rich family in Mumbai had a housemaid whose daughter was studying in college. The head of the family was repeatedly showering praise on the girl in front of his son. One day, it happened. The son and the maid’s daughter went missing. I do not have to reveal the rest of the story. The couple is now well settled with children. And they have a maid to help their children.  
While repeated praise can create such levelling issues in family, do not be surprised if people craving for admiration make crazy demands.
A bodybuilder bent an iron rod with ease at a circus. There was a loud applause from the audience. After the show, a man approached him and asked, “If I pay double, would you join me on a mission?” The bodybuilder agreed. The man took the bodybuilder to a closed shop at night and said, “Break the window bar.” The bodybuilder replied, “I can do it. But you have to clap once I finish.”
Talking about surprise, I remember reading about Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein who once remarked, “When I came home I expected a surprise, but there was no surprise. So, I was surprised.”

24 comments:

  1. your posts are crisp and really enjoyable RR

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  2. lol..very funny..
    maid for each other story!

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  3. I know exactly what Ledwig was talking about - been there, done that :S !

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  4. I know what Ludwig Wittgenstein was talking about - Been there, Done that :S !!

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  5. That was funny!
    Is it true about the boy and the maid's daughter? or did you make that up?

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  6. So, did the body builder bend that iron door and did the man clapped after his performance? :D

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  7. Ha. That was funny. So, did he clap? :-)

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  8. Don't be in love with surprises, you may end up being disappointed by the absence of the expected surprise.

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    1. Aai mausam rangeelay suhaanay too chuttee laikay aajaa balmaa.

      ****yar khan ghaib ho bhayya?

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  9. I like the anecdote about "clap once" for performance. :)

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  10. All the stories are funny and made me laugh, thanks a lot Bhai for sharing such humorous pieces and making your readers happy!! :)

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  11. am always left with LOL after every post of yours :D

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  12. :))))) This is really hilarious!

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  13. he he he I like that I expect a surprise and no surprise , surprised me ever , nice one :)

    Bikram's

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  14. great post, I especially loved your ending quote. As I know you appreciate jokes you might be interested in this post on my blog .....

    http://pettywitter.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/marital-bliss-and-more-on-international.html

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