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1.I am not a Mallu or a MAL…… I am a Malayali

2.Shakeela is not from my state

3.Sreesanth is from my state,but I hate him much more than you all do.

4.I don’t eat or drink any product from Rubber tree, we just sell them and earn much more than what you do earn in a month.

5.I may like Rajnikanth or Shah Rukh Khan…..but I always prefer Mohanlal

6.I love cricket…but I love football more

7.I do drink Gin and Scotch !! But I love Brandy and toddy more !!!

8.All my uncles are not in Dubai/Muscat …

9. I might get a huge dowry, that is because the girls family is rich !!!!

10.I am an alcoholic,unless I am impotent or just plainly scared of mom.

11.I may or may not be Marxist,but essentially a socialist

12.I may not laugh at your joke…no offenses..blame it on Jagathy Sreekumar & other malyalam comedians…….I have already heard them.

13.You may not laugh at my joke…no offenses…blame it on Sreenivasan…you would not understand our level. But you can laugh for it when our movies gets dubbed or remade in your languages !!!

14.I am a non vegetarian…..and Yes I eat beef and Pork

15.If you find me and another malayali shouting at each other animatedly at the top of our voices calling each other names…never bother we are just having a healthy discussion on Mammootty and Mohanlal.

16.When I was at school….I never bunked…we just called a strike…

17.Yes, I use a lungi….and even play, sleep, run, dance with it…..now you can’t beat that.

18.I don’t waste money, because I think always about Family, Future and Savings !!!!!

19.I don’t like you much, I may look down upon you…can’t help it….that is how we are made…. Attitude I say !!!!

20.I do have an accent problem while I speak English, but in my state even beggars know how to read and write !!!!

 

(The post is inspired by a similar article on FB, I just editted few points.. so all the credit to the Bro. who came up with the ideas….. Yeah, We malyalis do flick ideas at times …. but we do acknowledge at least!!!)

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Feast of St. George, Mannar , Year 2006

At times in Life you realize what you missed only when you actually get it back. After a few months gap again I’m realizing what I have been missing these days. Life always seemed to be pleasant and happy for me by God’s Grace. But there are some things in life which I was very much involved with and to which my heart yells to return to.

Nothing ever brought me joy as much as the moments I spend with my parents at home. Apart from being at home, I just love being at my place, with my people.

The friends from my school, the friends at Sunday school, Guys who worked with me together for many a things in our parish…. Meeting all of them and once again spending ‘quality’ time with them is so nostalgic.

We are celebrating Mother Mary’s Feast at our Parish Church now. This takes me back to my School Days. It was at such occasions and around such people that we guys grew to take up small but responsibilities. Taking in charge of the pavement decoration, putting up a refreshment stall, helping out in the big procession etc. was too BIG for our age then. After going to Bangalore I have been missing all this petit – stuff, though bigger things came my way there.

Yesterday was the first day of festival. Attending the Rosary procession with candles, hundreds of men came seeking the blessings of Mother Mary. Me too relishing the old times with KCYM Pals raised on shoulders the ‘statue of Mother Mary’ …. Enchanting pyrotechnics followed the procession… Like always stood with the friends with lots of chit-chats, unlimited SODA from KCYM stalls and enjoyed a lot. Talks and discussions till wee hours is the only thing I missed yesterday. I had to return home early, definitely because I knew my parents would have been waiting! I could not help helping Dad for setting up the electric decorations at my house too. Because the fact is that I always loved and still love to work with him. (Excuse my laziness at times)

Even at Johns we all work for many a things… wee hours…. Ideas… discussions… execution… everything happens…! But there is always a difference….! Probably I belong to this place more than anywhere else! I just, just love being at HOME!!!

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