Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Relatives IN and OUTSIDE India


In India

Outside India


A woman capable of making your life miserable.

A woman you never fight with, because where else you will find such a dedicated baby sitter for free ?


A boring human species, who listens more to his mother than you, and orders you around to serve him, his parents and siblings.

Still boring, but now a useful human species that comes in handy when the house needs to be vacuumed.


A person whose house you can drop into any time of the day or night and you'll always be welcome.

A person whom you have to call first to check and make sure he is not busy.


A woman who gives you your underwear and towel when you go to take a shower.

A woman who yells at you not to leave tub dirty when you go to take bath.


A teenager, who without asking will carry your grocery bags from the market.

A teenager, who suddenly remembers he has lot of homework when you start mowing the lawn.


A lovely doll, who brings tears to your eyes during her marriage.

A lovely doll, who brings you to tears long before her marriage.


A person you are afraid of, and who is never to be disobeyed .

A person to whom you pretend to obey, after all he is the one paying your college tuition.

Indian Engineer

A person with a respectable job and earning lots.

A person without a secure job, who always dreams one day he will be rich.


A respectable person with OK income.

A money making machine, who has a money spending machine at home called 'doctor's wife'.


A vigorous Punjabi festival dance.

A dance you do, when you don't know how to dance.

Software Engineer

A high-tech guy, always speaks in American accent, always anxious to queue in the consulate visa line.

The same hi-tech guy, who does Ganapati Puja everyday, and says 'This is my last year in the US (or whenever)'every year.

A Green Card holder bachelor

the guy can't speak Hindi, parents of good looking girls are dying to hook him, wears jacket in summer, says he has a BMW back there.

the guy can't speak proper English, wears jacket all the time, works in a Candy store at Manhattan , dreams of owning a BMW