Tuesday, January 03, 2006

T Nagar

> Where is this T.Nagar?
> Nobody knows accurately. It is just this lovely place in Chennai, which if
> you decide to visit for the second time, you get a free seasonal pass for
> a window-side bed in Kilpauk hospital.
> Sounds like a holiday package..what if I manage a third visit?
> You get one year free admission at Yervadi, next to Sethu Vikram. Cost of
> chain included in the package.
> Oh! You said it's a lovely place. Do people go there for sight-seeing?
> Kinda yeah, it is Chennai's own version of "Suicide Point"
> Can we shop there?
> There are just two things you can do at T.Nagar. One,shop and two,die. The
> former is optional though.
> My wife wants some good silk sarees. Where do I take her?
> Push her into Pothys and run. This is your best chance to live with some
> self respect in future.
> What if I stay?
> You automatically qualify for Bihar elections.
> What if I go in too?
> If you are Gopi, you'll come out as Gopi 65.
> I heard gold is pretty cheap at some place there?
> Very cheap yeah, not just the rate. I guess you are talking about
> Ranganathan Street, Annachi shop.
> Ya ya. How do I go there?
> You just need to stand at the start of that street. Close your eyes. Open
> your eyes. You are inside Annachi shop, courtesy : fellow shoppers.
> Can I take my vehicle?
> Shut up! Even Laloo wouldn't do that!
> Oh is it very crowded?
> Yeah, by the time you count the number of people around you, they can
> telecast Junoon twice.
> Junoon?? What's that?
> Kadavule! Paathathu illiya Junoon neenga? Periya athu megaserial.
> Pesuvaanga maathi maathi thamizh athula.
> Oh! By the way, do men shop in T.Nagar?
> Wise men stay away. Married men do shop.
> I heard there are lots of platform shops?
> There is no platform. Only shops.
> Whatever, how good are they?
> Very good infact. You get all sortsa brands including Nykee, Ribok and
> Adeedas. At cheap rates that too!
> Hey isn't that phony? The spellings are all messed up!!
> Naah. They have been changed according to numerology, that's all.
> Fine. Is there any good restaurant there?
> Ya, Saravana Bhavan.
> Wow! What would I get there for, say 50 rupees?
> Quite a lot. Half a dosa, 5 ml Sambhar and some pebbles.
> Pebbles? Why??
> Huh, you are dumber than a crow! To raise the level of sambhar ofcourse.
> No chutney is it?
> They have it in a big vessel near the entrance. You are allowed to take a
> peek.
> That's bad. But I heard there's a hot chips too?
> You'll be a hot chip yourself once you step into Ranganathan Street.
> How is the air pollution level in T.Nagar?
> One deep breath and you'll die on the spot, money back guarantee.
> So many issues, eh? Finally, what's the best thing about T.Nagar?
> Variety. So many shops, so many dresses and so many accessories. Even if
> you escape death by other mean, you'll be confused to death!

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