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Unrelated Factoids / Thoughts – Part II

Posted by itheabsolute on March 16, 2005

1. B-school life is a subset of life.
2. Treat to the one who explains to me James Joyce’s Ulysses.
3. Culture is a way of life; not something, which happened in past; nor something, which is preserved in museums.
4. My first question when interviewing someone – why is your resume more than one paged. Were you the secretary of state of the US?
5. The US is not a rice eating country. Why is the current secretary of state of the US named ‘Rice’?
6. Philippines language has the maximum number of words for ‘rice’.
7. In English there are no separate words for uncooked and boiled/cooked ‘rice’
8. What would a refrigerator or a train be called if a ‘Telugu’ or a ‘Hindi’ man were to invent them? (there are no words for these things in these languages)
9. What did Vaughan mean when he said, “I saw eternity the other night”?
10. Is Jackie Chan a masochist? Otherwise, why does he hurt himself in all the films and have it shown to us in the end of the film.
11. Why did Jackie choose Mallika for his film?
12. The word ‘like’ has the maximum number of meanings
13. Would life be different if the protagonists of “Sex and the City” lived in India?
14. People’s representatives! Who can represent me? I don’t intend anyone to represent me – D H Lawrence
15. Is there more intense positive emotion that what a Lawrentain woman can feel
16. Was Freud oedipal?
17. ‘Locomotion’ is the fundamental difference between animals and plants
18. Is the heroine in “Lucky – No time for love” a look alike of Aishwarya?
19. Can you current ‘good deeds’ cleanse of your ‘past sins’?
20. Will people stop calling life insurance policy as LIC policy?
21. Will maidservants stop asking for ‘surf’ when they want washing powder?

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