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Cough Cough (World No Tobacco Day)

A train from Mumbai Central gained some speed as passengers were settling down. Kids grabbing the window seats; Sharma Ji sinking his eyes in The Economic Times; Miss Fernandes pleading for a lower berth seat for her grandma; Mr. Oberoi and his 3 friends spreading a blanket in between them to play cards; and the… Continue reading Cough Cough (World No Tobacco Day)

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Whose fault is it if a 5-year-old kid coughs like a 50-year-old man?

It coughed and coughed, and the passengers on the other side kept on speculating about its smoking habits until they get to know its age. Only weather and DNA can make a 5-year-old kid cough like a 50-year-old man. So whose fault is it? Well, it’s its ancestors’ fault. Note: Maybe we can’t do anything about… Continue reading Whose fault is it if a 5-year-old kid coughs like a 50-year-old man?