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Evolution of love letters

This evolution was started in the ancient period. The period was ancient but the minds of the girls and boys were as green as today.

In that period, when two people used to fall in love they had no way to communicate with each other except writing the love letters. Sometimes these letters were written with blood but as time passes on fake had entered into this process- mosquito blood had become important equipment in writing love letters. Anyway, that's not my motto of writing this article. The main trouble was how they used to pass those letters to their loved one. Yes, right the "kabutor".

This intellectual bird used to play the role of matchmaker. As a tribute to their noble profession many songs have taken places in the Hindi and Bengali movies (like the song " kabutor ja ja ja kabutor ja….). But the problem was many people didn't have trained kabutor. So they had to suffer a lot.

Considering their troubles the postal service was created. So the lovers could write letters with full of emotions, paste a stamp, and post it in the post box. But the "zalim zamana" couldn't tolerate their happiness. The cruel father or even the villain could easily vanish the love letter and could begin to torture that fellow. Poor guy!! To remove their sufferings the postal service introduced the registry service. But invain.

They couldn't improve the condition. By that time a scientist had introduced the TELEPHONE. Oh!! You guys can't even imagine the happiness of the lovers. They can talk everyday. Share their feelings. But bad guys always introduce bad ideas.

The father of the Juliet can pick up the phone or order
144 dhara near the telephone area. Another problem is getting the connection of the TNT line is a very lengthy process and by that time the Romeo & Juliet may become father and mother of at least two children. With the evolution of the technology, a scientist has invented computer.

Yes, the personal computer has modernized the love communication process. Now the lovers need not to write letters in their bad handwritings. They just type it and sometimes print it or copy it in the floppy. And give it to their loved one. They also use the Internet to mail their emotions.

No one can even know. "Dho dil mil rahi hei magar chupke chupke". They can also chat with their JAN or JANU with the MSN or YAHOO messenger, can do video conversation. OH! So many facilities!! They also use mobile phones to hear the voice at any time, send SMS. OH! God, what will come next?

Besides all of these technological facilities, no one can ignore the importance of love letters written in hand on a piece of paper with lots of emotions and love. It has a special charm.

By Desert Rose

Believe it Please..

A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
A snail can sleep for three years.
All Polar bears are left-handed.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
China has more English speakers than the United States.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
You share your birthday with at least nine million other people in the world.
By Good 4 Nothing


Just Can't Get It Right

The following is an ad from a real-life newspaper which appeared four days in a row - the last three hopelessly trying to correct the first day's mistake.

MONDAY: For sale: R.D. Jones has one sewing machine for sale. Phone 948-0707 after 7 P.M. and ask for Mrs. Kelly who lives with him cheap.

TUESDAY Notice: We regret having erred In R.D. Jones' ad yesterday. It should have read "One sewing machine for sale cheap. Phone 948-0707 and ask for Mrs. Kelly, who lives with him after 7 P.M.

WEDNESDAY Notice: R.D. Jones has informed us that he has received several annoying telephone calls because of the error we made in the classified ad yesterday. The ad stands corrected as follows: "For sale R.D. Jones has one sewing machine for sale. Cheap. Phone 948-0707 after 7 P.M. and ask for Mrs. Kelly who loves with him.

THURSDAY Notice: I, R.D. Jones, have no sewing machine for sale. I smashed it. Don't call 948-0707 as I have had the phone disconnected. I have not been carrying on with Mrs. Kelly. Until yesterday she was my housekeeper but she quit!

Jar 43

A new miracle doctor was in town. He could cure anything and anybody, and everyone was amazed with what he can do. Everyone except for Mr. Smith, the town grouch.

So Mr. Smith went to this 'miracle doctor' to prove that he wasn't anybody special. So he goes and tells the doctor, "Hey, doc, I have lost my sense of taste. I can't taste nothin', so what are ya goin to do?"

The doctor scratches his head and mumbles to himself a little, then tells Mr. Smith, "What you need is jar number 43."

Jar number 43? Mr. Smith wonders. So the doctor brings the jar and tells Mr. Smith to taste it. He tastes
it and immediately spits it out, "This is gross!" he yells.
"I just restored your sense of taste Mr. Smith," says the doctor.

So Mr. Smith goes home very mad.

One month later, Mr. Smith goes back to the doctor along with a new problem, "Doc," he starts, "I can't remember!"

Thinking he got the doctor, the doctor scratches his head and mumbles to himself a little and tells Mr. Smith, "What you need is jar number 43..."

Courtroom Quotes

Here are accounts of some conversations that actually took place in courtrooms. The dialogue exchanges took place mostly between clients and lawyers during examinations and cross-examinations:

Q: "Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?"
A: "ALL my autopsies are performed on dead people."
Q: "How was your first marriage terminated?"
A: "By death.”
Q: "And by whose death was it terminated?"
Q: "Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?"
A: "No, this is how I dress when I go to work."
Q: "You say the stairs went down to the basement?"
A: "Yes."
Q: "And these stairs, did they go up also?"
Q: "Mr. Slatery, you went on a rather elaborate honeymoon, didn't you?"
A: "I went to Europe, Sir."
Q: "And you took your new wife?"
Q: "All your answers must be oral, OK? What school did you go to?"
A: "Oral."

Collected by Bonhomie

How To Lose Friends

How to lose friends- a task as easy as flicking on the light switch in your bedroom! All you have to do is confirm to the following rules and voila-in no time at all you will have succeeded in chasing people away from you faster than a man with small pox!

First, you can begin your unique mission by 'charming' your friends with banal stories about your wonderful family. It is not a bad idea to ramble on endlessly about your uncle who is a minister, or your fashionable aunt who sent you a gold bracelet from Dubai or your cousin who owns nineteen garments factories. If that does not work, you can always bury your friends with delightful collection of family albums while you relate 'amusing' anecdotes about your numerous rich and famous cousins littering England, America and half of Europe.

Second, after having completed first base you can move on to second base. Though this stage requires greater skill you can easily master this trade. All you have to do is flit from one friend to another, continuously relating juicy titbits about one friend to the other. Soon enough, you will be eyed as a dangerous tattletale; one who should be avoided like the thorns on a rose bush.

Nevertheless, if all else fails there is only one thing you can do-turn on your 'charms' at full force. You can always commence by delighting your friends with corny jokes that would make anyone want to put cotton in their ears or tear their hair off. You can also choose to favour your friends with a high dosage of you 'affections'. Continuously hugging them in the overcrowded assembly hall while loudly proclaiming 'they are your best friends forever' is bound to make their eyes shoot poisonous darts at you.

Undoubtedly, the above-mentioned strategies will by now have completed your mission. This, without any doubt, is your only unparalleled guide to how you can lose friends in three easy steps.

By Saima Khan

Who's the best?

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), The FBI, and the CIA are all trying to prove that they are the best at apprehending criminals. The President decides to give them a test. He releases a rabbit into a forest and each of them has to catch it.

The CIA goes in. They place animal informants throughout the forest. They question all plant and mineral witnesses. After three months of extensive investigations they conclude that rabbits do not exist.

The FBI goes in. After two weeks with no leads they burn the forest, killing everything in it, including the rabbit, and they make no apologies. The rabbit had it coming.

The LAPD goes in. They come out two hours later with a
badly beaten bear. The bear is yelling: "Okay! Okay! I'm a rabbit! I'm a rabbit!"

By Suravi




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