Thursday, June 16, 2005

GAP goes Amma style


Overheard in GAP. Two south Indians checking out the new summer wear.

If you are in a habit of reading my blog aloud (not recommended, but still if you do...), kindly read the following in a strong south Indian accent.

Southie 1: Look at these shirts da, what color and material.

Southie 2: Reminds me of my fathers lungi (pronounced: loong-ee).

Southie 1: Yes da, a lungi which is not ironed.

I love summers!!

And those of you wondering what a lungi is,
check this out.

12 Comments:

Blogger Nicole said...

Looks more like a skirt or a wrap-around to me.

June 15, 2005 10:46 PM  
Blogger iyer education said...

i would strongly urge all south-indians to come together and bash up this gujju boy...

i would also like to plead to mr gates to make lungi as the official dress code in MS

dhammal..... :)

June 16, 2005 12:59 AM  
Blogger abhi said...

gujju boy?

June 16, 2005 6:00 AM  
Blogger Anita Pillai said...

GAP ka poora izzat utaara..!!!

June 16, 2005 8:56 AM  
Blogger Dan said...

Shakesphere would have said "whats in a Lungi?"

June 16, 2005 11:53 AM  
Blogger Debalina said...

Being bengali, its not too easy to read in south-indian accent but, after reading through...it left GAP between my lips..

[...continues laughing....]

June 16, 2005 2:38 PM  
Blogger APOO said...

Nicole: True, only this one comes off pretty easily.

Rumpel: Who Gujju boy? U need to read my blog more religiously. I was a Gujju my last birth. Right now I am the "Aamchi Mumbai" kinda guy.

Yes Dan, Lungi ke peechay kya hai - thats in the next Subhash Ghai movie!

June 16, 2005 10:52 PM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Apoo, pick out one clothing which does not come off easily... ;)

June 16, 2005 11:35 PM  
Blogger abhi said...

10:15 AM
Scene 1 - Take 1
Apoo's dressed in a lungi and is being chased by his own pet dog

and action ...

10:17 AM
Apoo completes the scene in his (and the dog's) first take ... (quite remarkable considering the fact that this is his first stint on TV) ...

10:20 AM
Apoo cannot be located on set ...

10:50 AM
Still no trace ... and cell fone out of range

11:45 AM
Producer calls 911

12:30 PM
Search Officials find tattered lungi and broken fone a mile from the shoot


anyone wants to continue?

June 17, 2005 12:42 AM  
Blogger Bird said...

Abhi, I have a question. What if appoo could speak in "dog" language, would he argue with the dogs like he is used to arguing with the D'Souzas & Shah's of the world or would he still run?

Also if the dog chooses to actually stop & converse with appoo is the dog better than the D'Souza's & the Shah's?

June 17, 2005 1:20 AM  
Blogger iyer education said...

apoo: sorry i thought u were a gujju boy... after reading a lot of those sooogary posts...

June 17, 2005 6:48 AM  
Blogger APOO said...

Abhi: Howz this... I bullfight a dog with my lungi... u get the picture?

Bird: Who are you comparing dogs to?? Come on, they dont deserve it.

June 19, 2005 10:20 PM  

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