April 5, 2006

Asinine humor

An ideal companion is she,
'Totally loyal', the textbooks decree.
She brings you no strife,
Is much better than a wife.
Can you guess who she is? Your donkey!


TOI 04/04/06: An Indian textbook for 14year olds (sanctioned by the Rajasthan Education Board) teaches that the donkey is 'a shade better' than housewives! Get the story here

3 comments:

  1. There is just no limit to these things!!

    What a comparison, chauvinistic and oh so sick -
    Of all the things, you had to, a donkey, pick.
    No no, Mr.Vyas,
    Cut the bakwaas!
    A donkey might be loyal, but it will still kick!

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  2. this is disturbing. such things affect classes in huge numbers,year after year.

    hell, why don't they have some standards before books are declared fair to use?

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  3. Padmaja Iyengar6:54 PM

    This donkey from Rajasthan
    thought life was a long dull yawn.
    Until he met this Miss
    and gave her a kiss.
    Now it seems their match is drawn!

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