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Dumb Questions

Dumb questions indians are often asked and correct answers for them. 

Q. Why do indian women wear red dots on their foreheads?  

A. Well, in ancient times, Indian men used to practice archery

    skills by aiming at their wife's red dot. In fact,  that is one

    of the reasons why they had many wives. You see,  once they

    mastered the art of archery and hit the target....  

Q. You're from India? I have read so much about the country. All the

    wonderful places, the forests, the snake charmers, the elephants.

    Do you still use elephants for transportation?   

A. Absolutely. In fact we used to have our own elephant in our

    house. But later, we started participating in elephant-ride

    sharing schemes with our neighbors, to save the air. You see

    elephants have an "emissions" problem.....   

Q. Does India have cars?   

A. No. We ride elephants to work. The government is trying to

    encourageride-sharing schemes.  

Q. Does India have TV?   

A. No. We only have cable.  

Q. Are all Indians vegetarian?  

A. Yes. Even tigers are vegetarian in India.   

Q. How come you speak English so well?  

A. You see when the British were ruling India,they employed Indians 

    as servants. It took too long for the Indians to learn English. 

    So the British isolated an "English-language" gene and infused

    their servants' babies with it and since then all babies are born

    speaking English.  

Q. Are you a Hindi?   

A. Yes. I am spoken everyday in Northern India.  

Q. Do you speak Hindu?   

A. Yes, I also speak Jewish, Islam and Christianity.  

Q. Is it true that everyone there is very corrupt?  

A. Yes, in fact, I had to bribe my parents so that they would let me

    go to school.  

Q. India is very hot, isn't it?  

A. It is so hot there that all the water boils spontaneously. That

    is why tea is such a popular drink in India.  

Q. Are there any business companies in India?  

A. No. All Indians live on the Gandhian prinicples of self-

    sufficiency. We all make our own clothes and grow our own food.

    That is why you see all these thin skinny Indians -- it is a lot

    of hard work.  

Q. Indians cannot eat beef, huh?  

A. Cows provide milk which is a very essential part of Indian diet.

    So eating cows is forbidden. However in order to decrease the

    population of the country, the government is trying to encourage

    everyone to eat human meat.   

Q. India is such a religious place. Do you meditate regularly?  

A. Yes, sometimes I meditate for weeks without food and drink. But 

    it is difficult to keep my job, because I have to miss work when

    I meditate like that. But the bosses there do the same thing. 

    That is why things are so inefficient there.  

Q. I saw on TV that people there walk on burning coals. Why do they

    do that?

A. We don't have shoes. So we burn the botton of our feet to make it

    hard, so that we can walk.   

Q. Why do you sometimes wear Indian clothes to work?  

A. I prefer it to coming naked.  

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