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The Senior Greeter

You just have to appreciate this one. Young people forget that old people had a career before they retired. Charley, a new retiree-greeter at Wal-Mart, just couldn’t seem to get to work on time. Every day he was 5, 10, … Continue reading

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The “Polson Butter” Story

Remember Polson butter? Pestonji Edulji Dalal was the founder of Polson butter. The Polson story is interesting as a pre-history of Amul and how it came to be. This is how it goes: A dynamic young Parsi named Pestonji Edulji … Continue reading

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Knowledge Down The Ages

Q 1: Why are many coin banks shaped like pigs? A: Long ago, dishes and cookware in Europe were made of dense orange clay called ‘pygg’. When people saved coins in jars made of this clay, the jars became known … Continue reading

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Stretched To The Limit

There are three ways to look at this. 1. The extreme lengths to which a human being will go to demonstrate her/his love and commitment to her/his family. 2. The extreme testing of human body’s endurance limits. 3. The superb … Continue reading

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Unbelievable True Stories!

Guys, These are three stories narrated by an officer of India’s Armed forces and an Air India pilot, shared with me by my Brother In-Law, who is a Retired Major-General from the army. These are simple acts of humanity and … Continue reading

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If They Had Jewish Mothers

MONA LISA’S JEWISH MOTHER: “After all the money your father and I spent on braces, this you call a smile?” CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS’ JEWISH MOTHER: “I don’t care what you’ve discovered, you didn’t call, you didn’t write.” MICHELANGELO’S JEWISH MOTHER: “A … Continue reading

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Twenty Things A Mother Should Tell Her Son

1. Play a sport. It will teach you how to win honourably, lose gracefully, respect authority, work with others, manage your time and stay out of trouble. And maybe even throw or catch. 2. You will set the tone for … Continue reading

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