Sunday, October 11, 2009

Questions

If Obama can win the Nobel, what why could not Gandhi? Was his contribution to world peace less?

(My brother-in -law to all his Facebook friends, after the Nobel Peace Prize was declared this year))

If Einstein was so intelligent, then how come did he not know his hair looked like Mt Etna on a bad  day?

( The owner of a salon to me, when I told her I wanted a hair cut that would make me look intelligent.)

If money grew on trees, would we have cut them down? And would we have put our apples in the bank?

( My daughter Ayushi, on being told she had to eat some fruits every day.)

Why do you have to throw your sense of humour at me while I am driving?

(My husband to me , when I asked him why the  slowest traffic at office time was called rush hour.)


Why didn't you invite me to your wedding?

(My daughter Ishita, while looking at my wedding snaps, when she was 3)


Do you like to cook, clean, sew and solve mathematical problems?

( My mother-in-law to me, when she came to 'see' me for her son)


If god does exist, then does that mean that I do not?

(One of my husband's cousin to us, who was an atheist)

If I go away on a 15 day break, will you all miss me? And will you guess the place I am going if I tell you there is a beautiful temple there?

( Aparna to all her readers, just before going off to her vacation)

47 comments:

P said...

Tirupati? Konark? Madurey? Or some beautiful Kalibadi in Calcutte?

And yes we will miss u!

Shruti said...

yes! we will miss u.. enjoy ur trip..while we ponder at all the questions you have posed to us.

Mohan said...

I liked the question from Ayushi :) Cho chweet... we miss those innocent days!

Happy vacation and have loads of fun.

Nu said...

"why didn't you invite me for your wedding?" A very typical question from all the kids to their parents... These kids are so sweet and innocent and intelligent !

Temple.. hmm..so is this a guess game at the end of which we get a prize like before ;P ???

Have fun A ! Of course we all readers will miss your posts but will look forward to your travelogue !!!

TC

Renu said...

Why didn't you invite me to your wedding?
This one is asked by many children:)
where are you off to?....Konark?

Meghana Naidu said...

we'll miss you! and ayushi and all these funny little truths of life :)

and ill guess it, but only if you promise to make a little prayer for me in return
:)

Onkar said...

Very interesting questions. Yes, we will badly miss your posts.

The Panorama said...

Will definitely miss you. Hope you have a safe journey. Nice post, as usual. Some of the questions and answers had me laughing. Come back soon!

Asit Dhal said...

"If god does exist, then does that mean that I do not?"

I liked this.....because I am an atheist !!

Tomz said...

wishing u happy holidays, hope it wont be too long so that it wont keep u away from blogger..

SJ said...

Delhi?

Nazish Rahman said...

This was funny..."why didn't you invite me for your wedding?"..lol!!

Oh yes definitely we will miss u !!

PURN!MA said...

Ayushi, muuah muaah again to you! amazing you are! hehehehe...
come back from wherever u r gng. with lotsa snaps. n m bad at guessing so I won't guess where u gng!

Deeps said...

HIlarious! If I participate in the quiz,will you gift me an all-expense paid holiday instead??? ;)

Are you off to Thailand..c'mon there are temples there too!!

Sharmila said...

How many places do not have beautiful temples?
How can you give an almost no hint?
How can you at all doubt that we will miss you? :p
Have a great time Aparna! :-)

shankar.n said...

we will miss you for sure.. and before the break u have posted these kinda brilliant!!!! questions which will keep us thinking till u return from your trip... hope we have answers by then..

anyway, have a nice trip.. and i am sure u wl be subject to lots of questions from ur kids during this long break.. and u transfer most of those questions to ur hubby as well..

enjoy..

Suree said...

Why didn't you invite me to your wedding?
i asked the same question to my mom...

announcement of Nobel peace prize to Obama is a mere shock to everyone.

Are you going to tirumala? or shirdi?

Bala said...

// "Why didn't you invite me to your wedding?" //

I jus love the innocence of the kids... It's that innocence we loose as we grow up....

BK Chowla said...

All the questions are logical and brilliant.
Have a nice holiday,till then we will miss your posts.

Destiny's child... said...

Your daughter comes acrss as a very interesting person! :)

Have a nice trip! :)

manju said...

Interesting questions! The one about Obama- everyone's asking right now.:)


Happy holidays!

Aditya said...

hehe that was super funny and creative hilarity !

Sandhya said...

Interesting questions! Obama is in everybody's blog now!

Guruvayur?! Will wait to see your answer in your next post!

Jyothi said...

Ha ha....we will miss you....

Enjoy your vacation. Famous temple...15 days....hmmm...I wonder!

The Holy Lama said...

will miss you. The guess is Puri

Nona said...

More clues please. A city and a beautiful temple is not even close to a clue!... at least for me. :)

Have fun on your vacation!

Sakshi said...

Boston?? Come on there are so many beautiful temples here too....so give me a call as soon as you are here ok?

Obama gets everything...two wonderful daughters, a wife with toned arms who can show off sleeveless outfits, free beer drinking sessions in the white house lawns, millions swooning the moment he opens his mouth and now the Nobel Peace Prize.....sobs!!

Now can I get the Nobel Prize for always commenting here? sobs...no?...the prize for guessing ur holiday...no? sobs... *sakshi off to memorize Obama's acceptance speech*

Meira said...

ahaaa...:)
Err...Amritsar?
Nice header :)

Zeba said...

I will!!!! Nice post.

blunt edges said...

some real intelligent questions there!

n i didn't get the place where u r off 2 4 hols! :¦

Smita said...

I loved Ayushi's question the most :D :D

What was ur answer to it ?? :D :D

Though I can not guess where u r going but yes will miss u for sure :)

Loved this post!!!

Swatantra said...

speechless moments is beautiful!! There is a nice picture on the blog.. i like the position of feet of the girl.. is she your daughter.

sujata said...

I know answers to all the questions!!! but wont tell coz I never get any credit ever, and moreover you are at the moment splurging on lovely dupattas and sarees..that too exotic phulkari....ishhhhhhhhh!! revealed a lot didnt I??? stupid me..wso as I was saying you are having a blast, eating yum stuff and buying clothes, while I work my a... off!!

kavita said...

GOLDEN TEMPLE.

Sakshi said...

Phulkari? Temple? the only arrow that points to both these are Amritsar...tee hee...am I not smart like all Librans??

Sucharita Sarkar said...

Question: "When Aparna can write so well, why does not get her writing published? (or Does she?)"

(asked by Sucharita everytime she laughs aloud, which is pretty much everytime she visits Aparna's blog.)

Have a nice vacation.

unsungpsalm said...

I think Gandhi didn't win because he didn't apply for the award...

Bon Voyage!

Ms. Neha Gandhi said...

hehhee nice ones... and nice build up for ur final question... u r one smart lady... always impressed by the simplest of the posts :)

ZB said...

hey...wish you a great vacation....i just came back from one...and it feels great.....enjoy...:)

Babli said...

Wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali.

Aparna said...

I am back everybody.
Thank you so much for your comments.

Kudos to Meira for getting the name of the city right.

As for Sujata and Kavita, they knew!

SJ, you were partly right, I did go to Delhi.

And thanks Nona, for keeping the secret!

Hope all of you had a wonderful Diwali.

Novice Writer said...

lol! Liked the question your mother-in-law asked!

ani_aset said...

i am late :) but i'm back to wish you happy diwali :D hope you had a great one

Sakshi said...

you are back and no post?? *sakshi frowns* haa so now do I get some of those phulkari dupattas for my intelligent answer?

Balvinder Singh said...

I can understand that you are not back as yet so posting this comment in your absence which will wait for your arrival. I hope u will share your experience of your vacations trip.

Matangi Mawley said...

really gr8 set of questions.. loved the change in intensity of the questions.. the placement was gr8!

loved this blog..

Mystic Margarita said...

:D Hope you had a great vacation :)