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March 25, 2010

Quotable Quotes

Filed under: Floating Turd, India — Tags: , — Raja @ 12:35 AM

A few collectibles from my recent trip back home (Kolkata):

kaahe na karoon? yeh prajaatantra hai bhai – hum kuchh bhi kar sakte hain.
Mr Pramod Jha, on being requested not to spit on the platform of a metro rail station.

My son don’t eat roti-chapati. You have tortilla (pronounced tor-til-la) no?
Mrs Sunita Agrawal, on being intimated the menu for the dinner.

I can’t wait to go back to Bangalore ….. heard that a new Taco Bell has opened there ….. Taco Bell, McD’s, KFC, Pizza Hut – man, is our economy booming or what!
Mr Aryan Basu, talking to fellow software engineers.

You have watched neither Paa nor 3 Idiots yet! What kind of pathetic excuse of a life you have?
Overheard in a party.

The Women’s (Reservation) Bill will make guys like that Shiney Ahuja pay for their evil deeds. (In Bengali)
Ayesha Khatun, talking to another house maid.

sab chalta hai yaar.
Heard everywhere.

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16 Comments »

  1. hello there……..nice post again
    i completely agree with you on the paa and 3 idiots comment. some people go so overboard about movies

    Comment by Pranay — March 25, 2010 @ 6:21 PM

    • Some people actually get angry after knowing that you may have missed some hyped movies. They feel you have missed an important part of Indian history!

      Comment by Raja — March 26, 2010 @ 11:41 AM

  2. I’ve seen Paa. Not 3 Idiots. So where does that leave me? 😉

    Comment by Anirban — March 26, 2010 @ 3:17 AM

  3. My goodness (at the quotes!)! Just makes you despair about politics everywhere (look at the rubbish going on in the US)!
    Thanks for visiting my blog! You made me cringe but well, what can anybody do?! I am adding you to my blogroll!

    Comment by Roshni — March 26, 2010 @ 4:11 PM

  4. Thanks for visiting and for blogrolling me 🙂

    Comment by Raja — March 26, 2010 @ 5:13 PM

  5. hey..thanks for visiting my blog once more..an intelligent/informed mind like you can visit an average blog like mine is an honor 🙂

    thanks

    Comment by sushmita — March 27, 2010 @ 7:15 AM

    • You’re on my blogroll. No need to thank me every time I post a comment on your blog 😛

      Comment by Raja — March 27, 2010 @ 12:09 PM

  6. Hahaha! Another nice one! And factual as well… 🙂

    Comment by Kosha — March 29, 2010 @ 5:23 AM

  7. Thank you 🙂

    Comment by Raja — March 30, 2010 @ 2:44 PM

  8. These quotes are hilarious! I am still laughing about the tortilla and the Shiney Ahuja comments.
    “Ayesha Khatun, talking to another house maid” — superb!
    And I must mention that “yeh prajatantr hai” comment is pretty common. Funny how some people think that prajatantr means they are allowed to anything (any bad/evil thing) they want, and that they don’t have any responsibility for neither their own deeds nor anything else related to the prajatantr!
    I will read all your posts now.

    Comment by Vipin — March 30, 2010 @ 3:38 PM

    • Thank you for all your comments. I am happy that you liked my posts 🙂
      Please keep visiting.

      About your IPL comment: I like Sachin, too. Hope he can help India win the ODI World Cup this time.

      Comment by Raja — March 30, 2010 @ 4:51 PM

  9. i like 🙂

    Comment by Gauri — April 10, 2010 @ 7:45 AM

  10. Hilarious!
    Enjoyed reading all of them, the third one is my favourite 🙂

    Comment by Prerna — April 12, 2010 @ 9:14 PM

  11. Thanks for reading.
    You have a nice blog. I’ll blogroll it.

    Comment by Raja — April 13, 2010 @ 9:42 AM

  12. Oh man .. I have watched neither of those movies …. I am going to drown myself in “chullu bhar hot sauce” … exploring your previous posts and making efforts not to laugh out loud !! Brilliant !!

    Comment by le embrouille blogueur — May 13, 2010 @ 5:54 PM


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