Who Am I ?

“Who Am I?”
(Sarbjit)

“Who am I?”
is quite a,
good question!

A regular guy,
with a perfect family,
or a perfect guy,
with a regular family?

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Hindi Language & Punjabi People : Sarbjit Singh

“Hindi Language & Punjabi People”

Those who know both hindi and punjabi languages tend to think that if you know punjabi, speaking hindi should come naturally. Well, it may not really be the case.

My mother-in-law is a Punjabi, born, brought up and lived her entire life out of India.

Yesterday, as we were watching TV, we saw an advertisement in which she recognised an Indian Bollywood actor.

Immediately she said,”Isn’t he the guy in Bhujj Milkha Bhujj?” She had just totally translated “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” title from Hindi to Punjabi.

Then I remembered my mother (more…)

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My Conversation with an Immigration Officer

Place : Immigration Office Putrajaya Malaysia

Immigration Officer = IO
Me = Me

Me : Good Morning !
IO : Salamat Pagi

Me : When I move around in Malaysia, can I carry a photo-copy of my passport? I worry about losing my orignal passport.
IO : When you get arrested, police would want to see the original passport.

Me : Ahhh ! Emmm ! Ohhh ! Thank you.

 

Sarbjit Singh

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Fisher The Fisherman

There was a young fellow named Fisher
Who was fishing for fish in a fissure;
Then a cod, with a grin,
Pulled the fisherman in…
Now they’re searching the fissure for Fisher.

(Unknown-Author)

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Origin of God : Shahid Bhagat Singh

“As regard the origin of God, my thought is that man created God in his imagination when he realised his weaknesses, limitations and shortcomings. In this way he got the courage to face all the trying circumstances and to meet all dangers that might occur in his life and also to restrain his outbursts in prosperity and affluence. God, with his whimsical laws and parental generosity was painted with variegated colours of imagination. He was used as a deterrent factor when his fury and his laws were repeatedly propagated so that man might not become a danger to society. He was the cry of the distressed soul for he was believed to stand as father and mother, sister and brother, brother and friend when in time of distress a man was left alone and helpless. He was Almighty and could do anything. The idea of God is helpful to a man in distress.”

Shahid Bhagat Singh

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The Weekend – 50 words Story

The weekend was here again. The mere thought of a free Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning was ecstatic. Sitting or sleeping under the warmth of the winter Sun,doing nothing but that, shall be how the time would be utilised. “Man proposes, weather Man disposes!” The heavens had opened up.

Sarbjit

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Reunion : Google Search

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How to Lock the focus in iPhone Camera App

How to Lock the focus in iPhone Camera App:

You don’t need to install a new camera app to take advantage of this fancy focusing trick. You can lock the focus on the iPhone sort of like holding the shutter release button halfway down locks focus on a traditional digital camera. Tap and hold a spot on the screen for a few seconds until you see a yellow box flash around your finger. Let go, and you’ll see the message “AE/AF Lock” on the screen. You can now re-compose the shot, and the focus and exposure will remain the same until you tap the shutter release button.

Sarbjit

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“My Tryst With God”

“My Tryst With God”
( Sarbjit Singh )

I was born in a Sikh family and religion was an integral and important part of life. My father was an eye doctor and my mother was a convent educated girl from Malaya (now Malaysia). Though important, our religious rituals didn’t go beyond getting together in the evenings and reciting from the “Nitnem Gutka”, a collection of five religious prayers. My father however, did try to read through a couple of pages of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious book of the Sikhs every day. Though religious minded or should I say spiritual, he was not a fanatic and believed in interpreting religion logically.

I was a very curious kid from ever since I remember and wanted answers to all that happened around me. My father would try to answer my questions whenever he had the time. Besides medicine, (more…)

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“Give them a finger, and they’ll take the whole hand” : Sarbjit

“Give them a finger, and they’ll take the whole hand”

(One Act Play based on real life incident)

(Scene 1)

Receptionist on the phone:
Sir, I am calling from Dr Shamsher Singh Eye Hospital. Is Mr Kirpal Singh there?

Answer: No such person here

Receptionist: But this number was given by him to the hospital. He was supposed to come for eye surgery today at 7.30am. His surgery is scheduled for 10:00am. It is already 9:30am.

Answer: Ok, he is coming.

(Scene 2)

11.30AM

Man: My name is Kirpal Singh. I have come for my operation.

Reception: But Sir, you are too late. The surgery list is over.

Kirpal Singh: I was busy. Do my surgery now.

Reception: Sorry Sir, that is not possible.

Kirpal Singh: OK, do it on Monday morning.

Reception: Sorry Sir, It can now be rescheduled only for next Friday.

Kirpal Singh: You think I have no other work? Do it on Monday.

Reception: You can speak to the doctor.

Doctor: Yes Mr Kirpal Singh. How may I help you.

Kirpal Singh: Do my surgery on Monday. I am busy on other days.

Doctor: Mr Kirpal Singh, we are doing your surgery free of cost under charitable clinic.We are fully booked on other days. We can schedule your surgery only on Friday. If it doesn’t suit you, you can get it done elsewhere.

Kirpal Singh: OK Sir, I’ll come on Friday.

[Happy Ending]

(Sarbjit Singh)

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