Wednesday, November 29, 2006

May I know the time please?

I got bored by reading papers so was going through iitb.h to get some refreshment :-) and here is what i found

Young Man: Sir, may I know the time, please?

Old Man: Certainly not.

Young Man: Sir, but why? What are you going to lose,if

you tell me the time?

Old Man: Yes, I may lose something if I tell you the


Young Man: But Sir, can you tell me how?

Old Man : See, if I tell you the time you will

definitely thank me and may be tomorrow again you will

ask me the time.

Young Man: Quite possible.

Old Man: May be we meet two three times more and you will

ask my name and address.

Young Man: Quite possible.

Old Man: One day you may come to my house saying you were

just passing by and came into wish me.

Then as a courtsey, I will offer you a cup of tea.

After my courteous approach you will try to come

again.This time you will appreciate tea and ask who has

made it.?

Young Man: Possible

Old Man: Then I will tell you that my daughter has

and I will then have to introduce my young and pretty

daughter to you & you will admire my daughter.

Young Man: Smiles. ;)

Old Man: Now onwards you will try to meet my daughter

again and again. You will offer her to go out for a movie together and a

date with you.

Young Man: Smiles

Old Man: My daughter may start liking you and start

waiting for you. After meeting regularly you will fall in

love with her and propose her for marriage.

Young Man: Smiles

Old Man: One day both of you will come to me and tell me

about your love and ask for my permission.

Young Man: Oh Yes! And smiles

Old Man: (Angrily) Young man, I will never marry my

daughter to a person like you who does not even own a