Friday, February 01, 2008

21 things an Indian coming from US does

21. Tries to use credit card in road side hotel.
20. Drinks and carries mineral water and always speaks of being health conscious.
19. Sprays deo such that he doesn't need a bath. He also speaks of the exact distance from which it has to be used so that the deo is more effetive.
18. Sneezes and says 'Excuse me'.
17. Says Hey instead of Hi
Says Yogurt instead of Curd
Says Cab instead of Taxi
Says Candy instead of Chocolate
Says Cookie instead of Biscuit
Says **Free Way** instead of Highway
Says got to go instead of Have to go
Says O instead of Zero(for 704, says Seven Oh Four Instead of Seven Zero Four)
16. Doesn't forget to crib about air pollution. Keeps cribbing every time he steps out.
15. Says all the distances in Miles (Not in Kilo Meters), and counts in Millions. (Not in Lakhs)
14. Tries to figure all the prices in Dollars as far as possible (but deep down the heart multiplies by 40).
13. Tries to see the % of fat on the cover of a milk pocket.
12. When need to say Z (zed), never says Z (Zed), repeats Zee several times, if the other person is unable to understand(he might use 'get') it, then says X,YZee.
11. Writes date as MM/DD/YYYY, on watching traditional DD/MM/YYYY, says & Oh! British Style!!!!
10. Makes fun of Indian Standard Time and **Indian Road** Conditions.
9. Even after 2 months, complaints about Jet Lag.
8. Avoids eating more chili (hot) stuff.
7. Tries to drink Diet Coke instead of **Normal** Coke.
6. Tries to complain about any thing in **India** as if he is experiencing it for the first time.
5. Pronounces schedule as skejule and module as mojule.
4. Looks suspiciously towards Hotel/Dhaba food.
3. From the luggage bag, does not remove the stickers of Airways by which he traveled back to **India**, even after 4 months of arrival.
2. Takes the cabin luggage bag to short visits in India, tries to roll the bag on Indian Roads.

Ultimate one
1.Tries to begin conversation with; In US ....or When I was in US...

** He also tells you why you should not be drinking pepsi .... the reason is to counter the high pressure , which makes it tasteless , they add lot of sugar and it is not good for health . :)